The Intercollegiate Tennis Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Division I Women’s Regional Awards. Every year the ITA recognizes coaches and players for their excellence on the court and in their communities throughout the season. 

The Division I Playing Awards include: Wilson ITA Coach of the Year, ITA Assistant Coach of the Year, Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship, ITA Rookie of the Year, ITA Most Improved Senior, ITA Senior Player of the Year, ITA Community Service Award, and ITA Cissie Leary Sportsmanship Award.

The national award winners will be announced next Monday, June 21st.

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Atlantic Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Dominic Manilla, Old Dominion University
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Gina Suarez-Malaguti, University of Virginia
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Rosie Johanson, University of Virginia
  • ITA Cissie Leary Sportsmanship Award: Holly Hutchinson, Old Dominion University
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Emma Navarro, University of Virginia
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Eva Alexandrova, University of Maryland
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Brooke Pilkington, Old Dominion University

Carolina Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Brian Kalbas, University of North Carolina
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Tyler Thomson, University of North Carolina
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Olivia Archer, Elon University
  • ITA Cissie Leary Sportsmanship Award: Cameron Morra, University of North Carolina
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Fiona Crawley, University of North Carolina
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Anna Rogers, NC State University
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Katarina Kozarov, Furman University
  • ITA Community Service Award: University of South Carolina

Central Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Boomer Saia, Iowa State University
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Kenna Kilgo, Iowa State University
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Elise van Heuvelen, University of Iowa
  • ITA Cissie Leary Sportsmanship Award: Marta Oliveira, University of Missouri
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Alexa Noel, University of Iowa
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Martina Capurro, University of Oklahoma
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Martina Okalova, University of Tulsa
  • ITA Community Service Award: Kansas State University
  • ITA Community Service Award Honorable Mention: University of Nebraska, Omaha

Midwest Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Melissa Schaub, Ohio State University
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Adam Cohen, Ohio State University
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Sammie Memije, Michigan State University
  • ITA Cissie Leary Sportsmanship Award: Ally Bojczuk, University of Notre Dame
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Kari Miller, University of Michigan
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Julie Byrne, Northwestern University
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Asuka Kawai, University of Illinois
  • ITA Community Service Award: University of Notre Dame
  • ITA Community Service Award Honorable Mention: Michigan State University

Mountain Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Christian Bass, University of Denver
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Karen Clark, University of Denver
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Mihaela Kaftanova, University of Wyoming
  • ITA Cissie Leary Sportsmanship Award: Anna Riedmiller, University of Denver
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Gina Dittmann, Northern Arizona University
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Anna Riedmiller, University of Denver
  • ITA Community Service Award: Boise State University

Northeast Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Younes Linam, Syracuse University
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Catarina Ryan, Rutgers University
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Stephanie Dolehide, United States Military Academy
  • ITA Cissie Leary Sportsmanship Award: Maya Jacobs, Rutgers University
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Viktoriya Kanapatskaya, Syracuse University
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Jacqueline Cochrane, Rutgers University
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Yufei Long, Boston College
  • ITA Community Service Award: Dartmouth College

Northwest Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Amanda Augustus, University of California, Berkeley
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Zack Warren, University of California, Berkeley
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Melisa Ates, Washington State University
  • ITA Cissie Leary Sportsmanship Award: Melisa Ates, Washington State University
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Janice Tjen, University of Oregon
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Michaela Gordon, Stanford University
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Vanessa Wong, University of Washington
  • ITA Community Service Award: Gonzaga University

Ohio Valley Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Alison Ojeda, University of Tennessee
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Jarryd Chaplin, University of Tennessee
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Christina Rosca, Vanderbilt University
  • ITA Cissie Leary Sportsmanship Award: Johanna Silva, University of Tennessee
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Fiona Arrese, University of Kentucky
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Akvilė Paražinskaitė, University of Kentucky
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Akvilė Paražinskaitė, University of Kentucky
  • ITA Community Service Award: Austin Peay State University
  • ITA Community Service Award Honorable Mention: University of Tennessee

Southeast Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Jeff Wallace, University of Georgia
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Drake Bernstein, University of Georgia
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Victoria Flores, Georgia Tech
  • ITA Cissie Leary Sportsmanship Award: Estela Perez-Somarriba, University of Miami
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Isabella Pfennig, University of Miami
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: McCartney Kessler, University of Florida
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Katarina Jokic, University of Georgia
  • ITA Community Service Award: University of Georgia
  • ITA Community Service Award Honorable Mention: Florida State University

Southern Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Julia & Michael Sell, Lousiana State University
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Raquel Atawo, Auburn University
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Tereza Janatova, University of Mississippi
  • ITA Cissie Leary Sportsmanship Award: Taylor Russo, Auburn University
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Chloé Cirotte, Mississippi State University
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Alba Cortina Pou, University of Alabama
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Paris Corley, Louisiana State University
  • ITA Community Service Award: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Southwest Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Stella Sampras Webster, UCLA
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Nadia Abdala, University of San Diego
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Angela Kulikov, University of Southern California
  • ITA Cissie Leary Sportsmanship Award: Abi Altick, UCLA
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Taisiya Pachkaleva, Pepperdine University
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Annette Goulak, UCLA
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Jada Hart, UCLA

Texas Regional Award Winners

  • Wilson ITA Coach of the Year: Howard Joffe, University of Texas
  • ITA Assistant Coach of the Year: Taylor Fogleman, University of Texas
  • Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship: Jessica Hinojosa, Baylor University
  • ITA Rookie of the Year: Peyton Stearns, University of Texas
  • ITA Most Improved Senior: Sahaja Yamalapalli, Sam Houston State University
  • ITA Senior Player of the Year: Marie Norris, TCU

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