TENNIS

Women’s tennis trio win ITA All-America honors

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AUSTIN, TX – University of Texas women’s tennis sophomores Peyton Stearn and Kylie Collins and freshman Allura Zamaripa earned All-America honors from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA), the ITA announced Monday. Stearns and Collins received the honor in singles, while Stearns and Zamarripa took home accolade in doubles.

Stearns won All-America singles honor for the second straight year, while Collins won All-America singles honor for the first time after earning All-America doubles recognition last season. Stearns and Collins are Longhorn’s fourth and fifth players during training Howard Joffe‘s seven seasons in Austin to earn ITA All-America singles honors, joining Breaunna Addison in 2016, Bianca Turati in 2018 and 2020 and Anna Tourati in 2020.

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Stearns and Zamarripa each won Doubles All-America honors for the first time in their respective college careers. They mark the third and fourth UT players to receive the ITA All-America double under Joffe, joining Collins and Lulu Sun in 2021.

The ITA “All-American” title in singles is awarded to student-athletes who place in the top 16 in the NCAA Singles Championship, advance to the Round of 16 in the NCAA Singles Championship, or finish in the top 20 in the Finals ITA singles rankings. All-American status is awarded to doubles teams that place in the top eight in the NCAA Doubles Championship, advance to the NCAA Doubles Championship Quarterfinals, or finish in the top 10 of the final NCAA Doubles Championship. double the ITA.

Stearns, one of four finalists for the Honda Sport Award for Tennis, was named the ITA National Player of the Year, which is awarded annually to male and female players who finish the season ranked first in the final national rankings in singles. The 2022 NCAA singles champion, Stearns concluded the year with a 33-2 overall record in singles.

Collins finished the season with an overall record of 27–11 in singles and advanced to the Round of 16 in the NCAA Singles Championship.

The duo Stearns and Allura Zamaripa was No. 10 in the ITA National Doubles Final Ranking. Stearns and Zamarripa finished the season with an overall record of 13-4 in doubles and advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Doubles Championship.

The Longhorns posted a 26-4 double-game record in the 2022 season and captured their second and fourth straight NCAA tag team title in program history with a 4-1 win over Oklahoma. in the league game on May 22. Texas had previously won the NCAA championships. in 1993, 1995 and 2021. The Longhorns joined Stanford and Florida as the only schools to repeat as NCAA Women’s Division I National Tennis Champions since 1982.

Texas All-Time ITA Singles All-Americans










































Year

Last name

1982

Jane Johnson

1984

beverly bowes

1984

Kathleen Cummings

1985

beverly bowes

1986

Anne Grousbeck

1987

beverly bowes

1987

Anne Grousbeck

1988

Anne Grousbeck

1990

Carla Cossa

1990

Susan Gilchrist

1991

Susan Gilchrist

1992

Susan Gilchrist

1992

Vickie Payner

1993

Susan Gilchrist

1993

Jackie Moe

1993

Kelly Pace

1993

Vickie Payner

1994

Lucia Ludvigova

1994

Kelly Pace

1995

Lucia Ludvigova

1995

Kelly Pace

1995

Farley-Taylor

1996

Farley-Taylor

1997

Cristina Moros

1998

Sandy Surephong

1999

Sandy Surephong

2000

Janet Walker

2011

Aeriel Ellis

2012

Aeriel Ellis

2013

Breaunna Addison

2014

Breaunna Addison

2016

Breaunna Addison

2018

Bianca Turati

2020

Anna Tourati

2020

Bianca Turati

2021

Peyton Stearn

2022

Peyton Stearn

2022

Kylie Collins

Texas all-time ITA doubles All-Americans

















Year

Names

1984

Beverly Bowes and Becky Callan

1985

Diana Dopson and Gen Greiwe

1990

Susan Gilchrist and Joanna Plautz

1991

Susan Gilchrist and Joanna Plautz

1992

Susan Gilchrist and Vickie Paynter

1993

Susan Gilchrist and Vickie Paynter

1994

Jackie Moe and Kelly Pace

1995

Cristina Moros and Kelly Pace

1996

Cristina Moros and Farley Taylor

1997

Laura Berendt and Sandy Sureephong

1998

Cristina Moros and Sandy Sureephong

2021

Kylie Collins and Lulu Sun

2022

Peyton Stearn and Allura Zamaripa

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