JOLIET, Ill. – Four University of St. Francis women's tennis players have been named Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athletes for 2012-13.
The Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athlete program recognizes excellence in the classroom by NAIA member student-athletes who have attained junior or senior academic standing and who have attained a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.50. Eligible student-athletes must have attended their current institution for at least two full years as a non-transfer or one full year as a transfer.
A psychology major, junior Princess Clemente (Tinley Park, Ill./ Andrew) finished 14-6 in singles action and 15-6 in doubles play this past season. She won eight of 12 matches at No. 1 singles and played all 21 of her doubles contests at the No. 1 slot with two different partners.
Junior Leah Fuessel (Mokena, Ill./ Lincoln-Way East) posted an 8-10 overall singles record, which included a 3-2 mark in Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference play. In doubles action, the criminal and social justice major went 13-7 with five different partners.
Senior Heather Storm (Dwight, Ill./ Dwight), an English major, finished 10-10 overall and 3-2 in CCAC play in singles and notched an 11-9 mark in doubles action, including a 7-1 record at the No. 3 slot.
A marketing major, junior Anne-Christine Tompkins (New Lenox, Ill./ Lincoln-Way Central) recorded a 13-6 singles record and a 14-6 doubles mark. She won nine of 11 matches at No. 2 singles and 10 of 14 contests at No. 1 doubles.
USF posted a 13-9 overall record and finished in third place in the CCAC with a 3-2 mark in league play this past season.
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