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Saints Trio Named ITA All-Americans

Saints Trio Named ITA All-Americans

LIBERAL, Kan. - Seward County tennis players Thalita Rodriques, Carlos Anez and Ondrej Nice have been named JUCO All-Americans by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) for the 2017 season. 

Rodriques earned her second straight Region VI Singles Championship, while also placing third at the 2017 NJCAA National Tournament. Her third place finish was her second straight top five finish at the national tournament and she finishes her career with a 38-15 record. Rodriques is the first Lady Saint to be named an ITA All-American since 2015, and is the sixth in program history.

On the men's side, Anez followed up his 2016 Region VI Singles Championship with a 2nd place finish in 2017. He also earned his second straight Consolation Bracket title at the NJCAA National Championship.

Anez was also named an ITA All-American in doubles with his partner Ondrej Nice. Together, Anez and Nice compiled a 17-4 record on the season, while winning the Region VI Doubles Championship and finishing in 3rd place at the NJCAA National Championships.

Anez and Nice are the first Saints to be named to the ITA All-American list in program history. 

 
 
 

2017 ITA All-Americans

JUCO Women
Singles
Jasmine Asghar, Tyler
Ceire Mullins, Hillsborough
Yuliana Monroy, ASA Miami
Thalita Rodrigues, Seward
Celia Morel, ABAC
Paola Bou, MMI
Satomi Momose, St. Pete
Kalani Soli, Tyler
Victoria Seifert, Seminole
Emily Chang, ASA Miami

Doubles
Kokoro Chisaki/Anita Detlava, St. Pete
Emily Chang/Yuliana Monroy, ASA Miami
Jasmine Asghar/Yuna Ito, Tyler
Idah Longwe/Neus Torregrosa, Barton
Augustina Acuna/Celia Morel, ABAC

JUCO Men
Singles
Ferran Calvo, Tyler
Noureldin Adam, New Mexico Military
Juan Cruz Scoppetta, Laredo
Elvyn Nguyen, ABAC
Guilhermo Dos Santos, Cowley
Daniel Diaz, Prairie State
David Felix, Mesa
Sebastian Osorio, Copiah-Lincoln
Yohan Nguyen, ABAC
Carlos Anez Diaz, Seward

Doubles
Ferran Calvo/Enrique Pardo, Tyler JC
Sasha Modica/Martin Mendoza, ASA Miami
Carlos Anez Diaz/Ondrej Nice, Seward
Eymeric Chevalier/Elvyn Nguyen, ABAC
Victor Bravo/Juan Cruz Scoppetta, Laredo