CLEVELAND, Ohio – The North Coast Athletic Conference recognized Denison women's tennis on Friday morning with four different All-NCAC selections, led by seniors Lauren Hawley and Emma Alsup as the Doubles Team of the Year.
Securing their third-straight NCAC Doubles Team of the Year award in 2019, Hawley and Alsup posted a senior campaign to remember with an overall record of 21-7, including a 16-5 mark in the Big Red's top-flight to rank as the ITA's second best team in the central region. The tandem also claimed first-team singles honors with Hawley recording a top-flight dual record of 9-11 and Alsup posting a mark of 10-8 in No. 2 singles. Both players went undefeated against NCAC West opponents.
Sophomores Alex Cash and Hannah Cianciola also garnered all-conference honors for the Big Red in singles play and as a team. Slotted as Denison's No. 2 doubles pairing for the entire dual season, Cash and Cianciola went 13-6 overall and 2-0 against the NCAC West.
In singles play, Cianciola was named to the All-NCAC second-team following an overall mark of 14-6 overall and 11-6 in the fourth flight, including four-straight wins to end the season. Cash tallied a dual match record of 7-11 to also claim honorable mention status in singles competition.
The Big Red finished the season at 13-9 overall and made their second-straight appearance in the NCAC Championship match.