May 19, 2020 3:36 PM

Bearcats' Alenicheva named ITA Central Region Rookie of the Year

Posted May 19, 2020 3:36 PM

Northwest Missouri State freshman women's tennis player Vera Alenicheva has been named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's Central Region Rookie of the Year.

Alenicheva (Moscow, Russia) posted a 9-1 record for the Bearcats during the abbreviated 2019-2020 season. She was a perfect 8-0 at No. 2 singles in the dual portion of the campaign. Alenicheva also notched a doubles mark of 6-2, including a 4-1 mark at No. 2 doubles with teammate Julia Aliseda in the spring.

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23 Griffons named to MIAA Track & Field Academic Honor Roll

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Twenty-three members of the Missouri Western track & field teams were recognized as part of the MIAA Academic Awards were released for both the men's and women's teams on Monday.

Jacob Oyler and Taylor Robinson received MIAA Academic Excellence Awards for achieving at least a 4.0 GPA at a certifying member institution. The duo joined 21 of their teammates on the MIAA Academic Honor Roll for having at least a 3.0 GPA. Those on the MIAA Academic Honor Roll from the men's team included: Graham Buresh, Logan Cutler, Nate Daugherty-Parrish, Derek Dixon, Nathan Haggerty, Konner Larkin, Oyler, Dallas Thompson and Andrew Wright. From the women's team, Tara Bergman, Grace Bryant, Kelsey Cox, Morgan Doyle, Bailey Gilbert, Megan Gillen, Allison Goos, Grace Langford, Lynzi Miller, Claire Reedy, Robinson, Kallin Sheppard, Savannah Simmons and Sydney Stigall were all named to the MIAA Academic Honor Roll.

MIAA Newcomer Academic Awards for freshmen and first-year transfers from all seasons will be released at a later date.

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