The Golden State Athletic Conference All-Conference men's and women's tennis teams presented by Under Armour have been announced. Both men and women's teams were voted on by the GSAC coaches. The top nine point getters made All-Conference.
Brendan Aguilar, a junior from San Diego Christian, was voted Player of the Year by the coaches. Aguilar only lost two singles matches all year and one of those was due to injury. The junior from Las Vegas, NV was undefeated in doubles play this year.
Coach of the Year goes to Kai Fong from Lewis-Clark State. The Warriors were the number one overall seed in the GSAC tournament and brought home the championship beating Westmont 5-2. This is Lewis-Clark State's first year as part of the GSAC. The Warriors from Idaho will automatically qualify for the NAIA National Tournament in Mobile, Alabama, May 17-21.
To see a complete list of the men's awards, click here.
Lauren Stratman, a senior from Westmont College, was voted Player of the Year by the coaches. Stratman was 12-3 on the season in number one singles for the Warriors. She went a perfect 9-0 in conference play as no one could touch her. Stratman was also 13-2 in doubles play this year. The senior from Goleta, CA led the Warriors to a GSAC Regular Season Championship as well as a Tournament Championship.
Coach of the Year goes to Kendyll McManigal from Westmont College. The Warriors swept everyone they played in the GSAC Tournament, not allowing any team to score a single point. McManigal will now take the Warriors back to Nationals as they are the automatic qualifier from the GSAC. Westmont looks to make a deep run in the NAIA Championship Tournament which take place the same time as the menat the Mobile Tennis Center.
To see a complete list of the women's awards, click here.