Five Gauchos Make Big West All-Conference Team
May 4, 2010
Santa Barbara, Calif. - The UC Santa Barbara women's tennis team had five players make the 2010 Big West Women's Tennis All-Conference team. In total, three singles players and two doubles teams were recognized for their accomplishments.
Novak was voted First Team All-Conference after being the only Gaucho to be nationally ranked this season. She was ranked the No. 93 singles player by the ITA rankings in mid-February. She finished the season with a dual match record of 9-14, and teamed with Hausman to finish 6-2 in doubles action. Novak spent almost the entire season at the No. 1 singles position for the Gauchos.
Lozano and Hausman both received honorable mentions for their singles performances this season. Lozano played almost exclusively from the No. 2 spot this season, but also made four appearances at No. 1. She finished the season with a dual match record of 11-13.
Hausman played the majority of her matches at the No. 5 position, but her strong play propelled her as high as No. 3 down the stretch, where she finished 4-0. She also made limited appearances at the Nos. 4 and 6 slots, and ended the season with an impressive dual match record of 14-3, including victories in her last 12 matches.
On the doubles front, the team of Bryanna Ojeda and Hausman received second-team honors. The duo debuted late in the season, but finished with a solid record of 7-1, with all of their matches coming from the No. 1 position.
The pairing of Jordan Dockendorf and Lozano was also voted as an honorable mention. The two finished the season with a dual match record of 9-12, and split time between the top two positions for the Gauchos.