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Winooski trio earns NAC women's tennis honors

Winooski trio earns NAC women's tennis honors

Waterville, ME - Three senior Northern Vermont University-Lyndon women's tennis players, all from Winooski, VT, have earned North Atlantic Conference honors for the 2019 season, as voted on by conference coaches and announced by the conference office on Thursday.  The doubles team of Oo Mai Be and Susmita Mangar earned Second Team All-Conference honors, while Ro Ze Yar was named to the NAC Women's Tennis Sportsmanship Team for the second consecutive season.

Be and Mangar, both applied psychology and human services majors, posted a 4-2 record as a doubles team, including a 3-0 mark in NAC play.  In addition, Be was 4-7 overall and 3-3 in conference playing singles, while Mangar was 1-3 overall and 1-0 in NAC matches as a singles player.

Yar, also an applid phychology and human services major, posted a 3-6 record in singles play, including 2-4 in NAC contests. The NAC Women's Tennis Sportsmanship Team is reserved for those who have distinguished themselves through demonstrated acts of sportsmanship and ethical behavior.  The honorees have positively affected the women's tennis culture and match environment by clearly demonstrating sportsmanship and integrity beyond the tennis playing rules and etiquette.

A complete rundown of NAC Women's Tennis Award winners can be found HERE.

Lyndon will compete in the NAC Championship Tournament on Sunday.  The #4 seed Hornets will face top seeded Husson University in a semi-final match at noon at the Woburn Racquet Club in Woburn, MA.  The Lyndon-Husson winner will then square off against the winner of the other semi-final between #2 seed Lesley University and #3 seed Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts at 3:30 pm for the NAC Championship.