Three Columbus State Women's Tennis Players Earn All-American Status
Columbus – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association released their final rankings of the season earlier this week with three Columbus State women's tennis players receiving All-American status. Tracy Castillo was 16th in singles play in the final poll garnering the All-American award in her sophomore season for the Lady Cougars. The duo of Madeline Johnson and Loriane Favoretto finished the season inside the top 10 in the doubles rankings coming in at 10th place to gain the honor.
As a team, CSU finished in the 10th spot in the poll after reaching the Southeast Regional final.
Castillo had a solid season for coach Evan Isaacs. Playing all of her matches with the exception of one at first singles, Castillo went 12-6 this season including a 9-2 record inside the Peach Belt Conference. The sophomore was ranked inside the top 20 throughout the entire season and was selected to the First Team All-PBC squad.
Johnson and Favoretto were fantastic in their first season playing together as doubles partners. The duo went 14-8 playing all of their matches at first doubles. They also went 9-2 inside conference play and were selected to the All-PBC Second Team for doubles. Johnson and Favoretto also notched two victories against nationally ranked opponents.
Loriane Favoretto also had a great senior season in singles competition as she went 15-5 this season including a 13-3 mark at second singles. The senior also went 10-2 inside the Peach Belt Conference. Favoretto finished the season ranked 30th in the nation.