Following the most successful season in program history, Brittany Yang and Maria Khval were named to the VaSID All-State doubles first team, as announced this afternoon. Yang and Khval helped guide the Lady Flames to a 19-5 record, setting the mark for the most wins in a single season.
The tandem paired up to finish 18-5 in doubles play in the spring, competing from the No. 1 doubles slot all season long. In addition, the dynamic duo finished 8-1 in conference action, helping Yang and Khval capture a spot on the Big South All-Conference doubles squad. Yang and Khval were also named the No. 1 Big South doubles flight winners.
Yang finished the season with 23 doubles wins, including fall competition, ranking fourth in program history for the most doubles wins in a single season. Khval finished with 25 doubles wins throughout the 2014-15 season, ranking third in a single season. Yang and Khval recorded 21 wins throughout the fall and spring, marking the second most doubles wins in a single season in program history.
Yang also performed off the court as well, earning a spot on the Big South All-Academic team for the third consecutive year. The Georgia native was also named this year's Big South Conference Women's Tennis Scholar Athlete of the Year.
Player of the Year Julia Elbaba – Virginia
Coach of the Year Mark Guilbeau – Virginia
Rookie of the Year Borislava Botusharova – Old Dominion
VaSID All-State First Team Doubles Jeltje Loomans/Leeza Nemchinov – William & Mary Brittany Yang/Maria Khval - Liberty Taylor Pinchoff/Alex Huie – James Madison
Singles Danielle Collins – Virginia Julia Elbaba – Virginia Jeltje Loomans – William & Mary Leeza Nemchinov – William & Mary Cindy Chala – VCU Stephanie Nauta – Virginia
VaSID All-State Second Team Doubles Julia Elbaba/Skylar Morton – Virginia Salome Kvitashvili/Cindy Chala – VCU Cassie Mercer/Skylar Morton – Virginia
Singles Borislava Botusharova – Old Dominion Maci Epstein – Virginia Ingrid Vojcinakova – Old Dominion Olivia Thaler – William & Mary Francesca Fusinato – Virginia Tech Skylar Morton – Virginia
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