Courtesy of the GLIAC
BAY CITY, Mich. – Michigan Tech’s Kwang Suthijindawong <http://www.michigantechhuskies.com/sports/wten/2012-13/bios/suthijindawong%20kwang%201xj4> (Bangkok, Thailand) was named 2012 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women’s Tennis Freshman of the Year, and two other Huskies earned All-GLIAC honors it was announced this week.
Suthijindawong and junior Natalia Lebedeva <http://www.michigantechhuskies.com/sports/wten/2012-13/bios/lebedeva%20natalia%20uxo8> (Nakhodka, Russia) were both selected to the All-GLIAC First Team. Senior Chelsea Uganski <http://www.michigantechhuskies.com/sports/wten/2012-13/bios/uganski%20chelsea%20sdz1> (Whitehall, Mich.) was given All-GLIAC honorable mention.
Suthijindawong produced an undefeated singles season by winning all 14 her matches at No. 2 singles in straight sets. The Bangkok, Thailand, native never surrendered more than four games in any match. In doubles, the rookie was a combined 12-2. She partnered with two different players during the season and compiled a 2-1 record at No. 1 doubles and 10-1 slate at No. 2 doubles.
Lebedeva played all season at No. 1 singles, where she compiled a 15-2 mark. She also put together a 9-8 record at No. 1 doubles with partner Dunja Imran Al-Sous <http://www.michigantechhuskies.com/sports/wten/2012-13/bios/imran%20al-sous%20dunja%205nxb>. Lebedeva was the only player to defeat Northwood’s Susana Alcaraz, who was named GLIAC Player of the Year. The Huskies’ top player has now collected All-GLIAC accolades each of her three seasons at Tech.
Uganski finished her final GLIAC season with a 7-10 singles record. Most of her matches came at No. 5 singles, where she was 6-8. Uganski posted a 7-7 doubles record with three different partners throughout the season.
Michigan Tech finished its fall campaign with a 7-10 overall record and 4-10 mark in league matches. The Huskies will resume intercollegiate play in the spring.