GREENWOOD, Ind. –Two members of the Defiance College women's tennis team were awarded Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference end of the season awards. The recipients for the Jackets were Kirsten Wieland and Danielle LaBarbera. [All-HCAC Teams]
Sophomore number one singles player, Kirsten Wieland, was named Honorable Mention All-HCAC. This is the second-straight year Wieland has been awarded this honor. The sophomore played every match at the number one singles position and number one doubles position in the fall.
Sophomore number six singles player, Danielle LaBarbera, was placed on the HCAC All-Sportsmanship Team. This accolade is voted on by all the coaches in the HCAC and is awarded to the athletes who best exemplify the attitude an athlete should have on and off the court.
The Yellow Jackets finished eighth place in the final HCAC standings, picking up victories over Bluffton University and Mount St. Joseph College in conference play.