Women’s Tennis Lands Five on All-UAA Team

Women’s Tennis Lands Five on All-UAA Team


St. Louis, Mo., May 16, 2017 — Senior Rebecca Ho picked up first-team all-University Athletic Association (UAA) honors in singles and doubles to highlight five honorees on the 2017 All-UAA Women's Tennis Team, as announced Tuesday by the conference office.

Ho earned first-team all-UAA honors at No. 1 singles and teamed with senior Kaylan Griffith to pick up first-team accolades at No. 1 doubles. Junior Kate Lee earned honorable-mention honors at No. 5 singles, while senior Mindy Borovsky and freshman Sanjna Tripathy picked up honorable-mention accolades at No. 3 doubles.

Ho, who earned first-team all-UAA at No. 1 singles for the second-straight year, is the top-ranked singles player in the Central Region and No. 4 in NCAA Division III. She has recorded a 29-3 singles record this season, including a 20-2 mark at No. 1 singles. Ho is also 13-2 this season against ranked opponents. She will represent WashU in the NCAA Division III Singles Championship for the third time in her career.

Ho and Griffith have a 23-10 mark while playing No. 1 doubles, including a 15-9 mark in dual matches. The duo is ranked No. 1 in the Central Region and No. 3 in NCAA Division III, and won the USTA/ITA Central Region Doubles Championship in the Fall. Ho and Griffith will represent WashU in the NCAA Division III Doubles Championship.

Lee has an 8-2 mark playing singles this season, including a 2-0 mark at No. 5 and a 6-2 mark at No. 6. She has won four of her last five singles matches.

Borovsky and Tripathy have a 12-9 record at No. 3 doubles, and have won five-straight matches. The duo earned 2-17 UAA Championship All-Tournament Team honors in April.

No. 11-ranked WashU (14-10) advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals for the second-straight season and fifth time in school history with a 5-3 win over No. 21 Hope College on Saturday. The Bears take on No. 1 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Monday, May 22, at 11:30 a.m. (ET) at the Champions Tennis Club in Chattanooga, Tenn.