Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Kenyan Teresa Odera Earns Tennis Conference Honors

Teresa Odera of Kenya, and student at Northwestern College Iowa, recently earned Conference Honors in singles and doubles for the third year running as second singles player and, together with her partner Frankie Eszes, as 1st Doubles pair. She also qualified together with her team to NAIA Nationals held in Alabama, the first time being with her former team, Vanguard. Sadili Oval congratulate Terry for this amazing achievement, and both Frankie and Eszes for leading the team to nationals for the first time, this year. Both girls have graduated, GOOD LUCK!

Great Plains Athletic Conference

BRIAR CLIFF   CONCORDIA   DAKOTA WESLEYAN   DOANE   DORDT   HASTINGS   MIDLAND
MORNINGSIDE   MOUNT MARTY   NEBRASKA WESLEYAN   NORTHWESTERN  
Corey Westra, Commissioner
4728 Birch Way
Sioux City, Iowa, 51106
Phone: 712.226.4722   Fax: 303.374.5868   Cell: 712.226.4722

TO:     GPAC Distribution List
FR:      Lucas Mohrman, Assistant GPAC Commissioner
RE:      2015 GPAC Women’s Tennis All-Conference Team
RELEASE DATE:  Friday, May 8, 2015
2015 GPAC Women’s All-Conference Tennis Team Announced
  (Sioux City, Iowa) – The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) has announced the Women’s Tennis All-Conference selections for 2015.  Gaby Chaparro of Nebraska Wesleyan and Frankie Eszes from Northwestern have been named the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Co-Women’s Tennis Players-of-the-Year, while Rick Harley from Nebraska Wesleyan is the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Women’s Tennis Coach-of-the-Year. 




2015 GPAC Women's Tennis All-Conference Team:
Singles:


Position
Name
School
Grade
Hometown
No. 1 Singles
Gaby Chaparro
Nebraska Wesleyan
SR
Chihuahua, Mexico
No. 1 Singles
Frankie Eszes
Northwestern
SR
Santa Maria, Calif.
No. 1 Singles
Vanessa Rockne
Mount Marty
JR
Yankton, S.D.
No. 1 Singles
Katie Hanson
Morningside
JR
Saint Peter, Minn.
No. 2 Singles
Katherine Ternent
Nebraska Wesleyan
JR
Omaha, Neb.
No. 2 Singles
Audri Swisher
Morningside
SR
Spearfish, S.D.
No. 2 Singles
Terry Odera
Northwestern
SR
Nairobi, Kenya
No. 3 Singles
Natalie Cech
Nebraska Wesleyan
JR
Lincoln, Neb.
No. 3 Singles
Cassie Stanek
Morningside
SO
Sioux City, Iowa
No. 4 Singles
Valerie Robinson
Northwestern
JR
Vermillion, S.D.
No. 4 Singles
Bailey Christy
Hastings
SO
Hastings, Neb.
No. 5 Singles
Megan Carlson
Morningside
JR
Cherokee, Iowa
No. 5 Singles
McKayla Johnson
Northwestern
SO
Sioux Falls, S.D.
No. 6 Singles
Megan Solberg
Morningside
SR
Mitchell, S.D.
No. 6 Singles
Cheyanna Kempel
Doane
SO
Lincoln, Neb.

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Singles Honorable Mention: Daniela Lozano (Northwestern), Emily Meisinger (Concordia), Jennifer Heywood (Nebraska Wesleyan), Keelyn Dooley (Midland), Tori Van De Veer (Nebraska Wesleyan), Jessica Zach (Hastings)




Doubles:
Position
Name
School
Grade
Hometown
No. 1 Doubles
Katherine Ternent
Nebraska Wesleyan
JR
Omaha, Neb.

Natalie Cech

JR
Lincoln, Neb.
No. 1 Doubles
Frankie Eszes
Northwestern
SR
Santa Maria, Calif.

Terry Odera

SR
Nairobi, Kenya
No. 1 Doubles
Grace Hollenback
Concordia
SR
Wheat Ridge, Colo.

Annie Horn

FR
Denver, Colo.
No. 2 Doubles
Daniela Lozano
Northwestern
SO
Bogota, Columbia

Valerie Robinson

JR
Vermillion, S.D.
No. 2 Doubles
Jennifer Heywood
Nebraska Wesleyan
SR
Lincoln, Neb.

Gaby Chaparro

SR
Chihuahua, Mexico
No. 3 Doubles
Bailey Christy
Hastings
SO
Hastings, Neb.

Molly Mitchell

SO
Littleton, Colo.


Doubles Honorable Mention: Katie Hanson & Audri Swisher (Morningside), Emily Meisinger & Elyse Kohl
(Concordia), Savannah Mitchell & Morgan Meyer (Doane), Tori Van De Veer & Jamie Bridges (Nebraska Wesleyan), Megan Carlson & Natasha Hongsermeier (Morningside)

                         
GPAC Hauff Mid-America Sports Co-Players-of-the-Year:
Gaby Chaparro (Nebraska Wesleyan) and Frankie Eszes (Northwestern)

GPAC Hauff Mid-America Sports Coach-of-the-Year:
Rick Harley (Nebraska Wesleyan)

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