FOREST, Va. – Director of R-MC Tennis, Charles Gray, was named the ODAC Coach of the Year in women’s tennis by his fellow coaches on Tuesday. Gray joins four R-MC singles players and two doubles teams in receiving awards by the conference.
Gray led the Jackets to their second consecutive ODAC Championship Title match in the past two seasons. R-MC finished the season with an impressive 17-3 overall record, a 10-1 ODAC record, a second place finish and ranking of 18 in the Atlantic Region.
Being named to the first team All-Conference was sophomore Gaby Tersigini (Yorktown, Va./ York). Tersigini had an overall record of 17-3 in singles and a 10-1 ODAC record.
Seniors Melissa Tomlin (Prince George, Va./ Prince George), Molly Jesseman (Williamsburg, Va./ Warhill) and Toni McDonald (Richmond, Va./ Varina) were named to the All-ODAC Second Team for singles.
Tomlin had a 10-1 ODAC record at #3 singles, Jesseman had a 9-1 record at #5 and McDonald compiled a 9-1 record at number six singles.
Senior Caitlin Delmas (Asheville, Va./ K-12 International Academy) and partner McDonald were named to the All-ODAC Second Team for #1 doubles. Delmas and McDonald had a 7-4 ODAC record.
Also being recognized in doubles was freshman Landon Aud (Fishersville, Va./ Wilson Memorial) and sophomore Stephanie Yeager (Fairfax, Va./ W.T. Woodson). The pair were named to the All-ODAC Second Team for their performance at #3 doubles. The duo completed the ODAC season with an 8-3 record.
OLD DOMINION ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
Women's All-Conference - Honorees
ODAC Player of the Year: Brooke Donnelly, Sr., Washington and Lee
ODAC Coach of the Year: Charles Gray, Randolph-Macon
ODAC Rookie of the Year: Christina Harris, Fr., Lynchburg
ODAC/Va. Farm Bureau Scholar-Athlete: Brooke Donnelly, Sr., Washington and Lee
#1 SINGLES (First Team = 2; Second Team = 2)
Brooke Donnelly (6-0) Washington and Lee 1st
Christina Harris (10-1) Lynchburg 1st
Michelle Fleenor (5-0) Washington and Lee 2nd
Keyu Jin (8-3) Randolph 2nd
#2 SINGLES (First Team = 2; Second Team = 1)
Hannah Archer (6-0) Washington and Lee 1st
Gaby Tersigni (10-1) Randolph-Macon 1st
Whitney Kiser (9-2) Bridgewater 2nd
#3 SINGLES (First Team = 1; Second Team = 1)
Melinda Kauffman (3-0) Washington and Lee 1st
Melissa Tomlin (10-1) Randolph-Macon 2nd
#4 SINGLES (First Team = 1; Second Team = 1)
Anna Kreynin (4-0) Washington and Lee 1st
Ashley Schmitz (9-1) Randolph 2nd
#5 SINGLES (First Team = 1; Second Team = 1)
Maddie Hutchins (3-0) Washington and Lee 1st
Molly Jesseman (9-1) Randolph-Macon 2nd
#6 SINGLES (First Team = 1; Second Team = 1)
DeeDee Aeschliman (7-0) Washington and Lee 1st
Toni McDonald (9-1) Randolph-Macon 2nd
#1 DOUBLES (First Team = 2; Second Team = 2)
Hawn/Jin (10-1) Randolph 1st
Altenburg/Harris (7-4) Lynchburg 1st
Delmas/McDonald (7-4) Randolph-Macon 2nd
Henderson/Wibaut (6-4) Roanoke 2nd
#2 DOUBLES (First Team = 1; Second Team = 1)
Lewis/Quinn (9-2) Bridgewater 1st
Herring/Lee (6-1) Roanoke 2nd
#3 DOUBLES (First Team = 1; Second Team = 1)
Barton/Cash (10-1) Bridgewater 1st
Aud/Yeager (8-3) Randolph-Macon 2nd