Connaher, Goyke Honored to All-NAC Tennis Team
WAUKESHA, Wis. (SabreAthletics.com) -- Two representatives from the Marian University women's tennis team have been named to the All-Northern Athletics Conference, the league office announced today, Oct. 8. Juniors Reilly Connaher and Ann Goyke were both given All-NAC honors as singles players.
Connaher and Goyke were among the 13 members named to the All-NAC singles team, and for both, it was their first such honor.
Connaher finished the season 12-4 overall, while going 9-2 in the NAC. The Fond du Lac native competed mostly at #2 singles, going 12-3, while going 0-1 at #3 singles. Connaher dominated at the end of the season winning nine of her last ten regular season matches. During that time, she went on an eight match winning streak.
Goyke, who was named to the All-NAC Doubles Team as a sophomore, finished the season 7-9 overall, while going 6-5 in the NAC. Goyke competed as the #1 singles player for Marian. The Oshkosh native's best two outings were against Rockford and Mount Mary, sweeping the sets 6-1 and 6-0.
The Sabres will compete as the #5 seed in the NAC Team tournament, which will take place April 29-May 4.
2012 All-Northern Athletics Conference Women's Tennis Awards
Player of the Year: Kaitlyn Strenhlow, Wisconsin Lutheran
|Freshman of the Year: Morgan Wilson, Edgewood|
|Coach of the Year: Ben Oestreich, Edgewood|
|First Team All-Northern Athletics Conference - Singles Players|
|Reilly Connaher||Marian||Jr.||Fond du Lac, Wis.|
|Amber Cook||Edgewood||Jr.||Oregon, Wis.|
|Ann Goyke||Marian||Jr.||Oshkosh, Wis.|
|Kathryn Hendee||Wisconsin Lutheran||Sr.||Rockton, Ill.|
|Chloe Madison||Aurora||Fr.||Loves Park, Ill.|
|Laura Olsen||Edgewood||So.||Green Bay, Wis.|
|Callie Reinke||Concordia Wisconsin||Sr.||West Alis, Wis.|
|Deanna Richardson||Concordia Chicago
|Julie Spransy||Concordia Wisconsin
||Sr.||Brown Deer, Wis.|
|Kaitlyn Strehlow||Wisconsin Lutheran||Sr.||Hales corners, Wis.|
|Rachel Taddy||Dominican||Jr.||Cary, Ill.|
|Jackie Ward||Concordia Wisconsin||Sr.||Franklin, Wis.|
|Morgan Wilson||Edgewood||Fr.||Verona, Wis.|
|All-Northern Athletics Conferece - Doubles Teams|
|Abby Matayka & Deanna Richardson||Concordia Chicago
||So., So.||Arlington Heights, Ill. Bellwood, Ill.|
|Julie Spransy & Jackie Ward||Concordia Wisconsin
||Sr., Sr.||Brown Deer, Wis. Franklin, Wis.|
|Laura Olsen & Morgan Wilson||Edgewood
||So., Fr.||Green Bay, Wis. Verona, Wis.|
|Lynn Pipke & April Schmitz||Lakeland
||Fr., Sr.||Greenfield, Wis. Sheboygan, Wis.|
|Kendall Bonnin & Kathryn Hendee||Wisconsin Lutheran
||Fr., Sr.||Kenosha, Wis. Rockton, Ill.|
|Stephanie Gengler & Kaitlyn Strehlow||Wisconsin Lutheran
||So., Sr.||Slinger, Wis. Hales Corners, Wis.|