June 25, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Virginia senior Caryssa Peretz (Cherry Hill, N.J.) and freshman Rachel Pierson (Princeton, N.J.) were named to the 2014 All-ACC Women's Tennis Academic Team as announced Wednesday (June 25) by Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford.
Peretz was named to the team for the second time, while Pierson earns the honor for the first time. In 2013-14, Peretz and Pierson helped Virginia to its first ACC regular-season and tournament titles, first NCAA quarterfinal appearance and school-best 24-6 record.
To be eligible for consideration for the All-ACC Academic Team, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during her academic career.
2014 ACC Women's Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Yana Koroleva, Clemson
2014 All-ACC Academic Women's Tennis Team
Beatrice Gumulya, Jr., Clemson, Parks, Recreation & Tourism Management
Romy Koelzer, Jr., Clemson, Communications
Yana Koroleva (2), Sr., Clemson, Communication Studies
Hanna Mar (3), Sr., Duke, Mathematics
Daneika Borthwick (2), Jr., Florida State, Sport Management
Kerrie Cartwright, Jr., Florida State, Sport Management
Megan Kurey (2), So., Georgia Tech, Business Administration
Muriel Wacker (2), Sr., Georgia Tech, Industrial Engineering
Welma Luus, Sr., Maryland, Kinesiology
Alexandra Stanova, Fr., Maryland, Letters and Sciences
Monique Albuquerque, Jr., Miami, Economics
Lina Lileikite (3), Jr., Miami, Economics
Stephanie Wagner (2), So., Miami, Economics
Hayley Carter, Fr., North Carolina, Undecided
Joelle Kissell (3), Sr., NC State, Communications
Quinn Gleason, So., Notre Dame, Film, Television & Theatre
Jennifer Kellner, Gr., Notre Dame, Accounting
Jocelyn Lu, Sr., Pitt, Neuroscience
Maddie Kobelt, Sr., Syracuse, Health & Exercise Science
Komal Safdar, Jr., Syracuse Biochemistry
Caryssa Peretz (2), Sr., Virginia, Foreign Affairs
Rachel Pierson, Fr., Virginia, Undeclared
Francesca Fusinato, Fr., Virginia Tech, University Studies
Carol Kahoun, Jr., Virginia Tech, Human Nutrition Food and Exercise
Karen Forman, Jr., Wake Forest, Business and Enterprise Management
**Numbers in parentheses indicate times selected during career**
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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