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Four Named To All-State Team

Gaby Tersigni
Second Team
Kristin Dantzler
Second Team
Stephanie Yeager
Second Team
Olivia Uzer
Second Team
All-State Selecions

ASHLAND, Va. – A pair of Randolph-Macon women's tennis doubles teams have won honors from the Virginia Sports Information Directors. The duo of Junior Gaby Tersigni (Yorktown, Va. / York) and sophomore Kristin Dantzler (Williamsburg, Va. / York) along with the duo of junior Stephanie Yeager (Fairfax, Va. / Robinson Secondary) and freshman Olivia Uzer (McLean, Va. / Langley) both won slots on the VaSID All-State Second Team in the women's tennis College Division. The team is selected by members of VaSID, the Commonwealth's organization of athletic communications professionals.

Tersigni and Dantzler earned the VaSID nod after being honored as an Old Dominion Athletic Conference First Team selection at #1 Doubles. The duo went 4-2, all from the #1 doubles spot, including 4-1 in ODAC play. Overall this season, Dantzler was 9-6 in doubles play while Tersigni was 10-5 in doubles play. Tersigni was also named the ODAC/Va. Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete, one of the top honors in the conference.

Yeager and Uzer also earned an All-ODAC First Team selection at #2 Doubles. The pair won five matches this season in the conference in their flight. Overall this season, Yeager was 10-5 in doubles while Uzer went 11-2.

Randolph-Macon finished this season 12-4 and competed in the ODAC Tournament.


2018 Women's Tennis College All-State                                                                                                     

2018 VaSID Player of the Year                                                                                                                    

Heidi Sarkkinen           Averett University


2018 VaSID Rookie of the Year                                                                                                                   

Valerie Marshall           Washington and Lee University


2018 VaSID Coach of the Year                                                                                                                    

Patrick Catullo             University of Mary Washington


First Team

Singles        Michelle Fleenor                                 Washington & Lee University        Chattanooga, Tenn.

Singles        Christina Harris                                  Lynchburg College                       Falls Church, Va.

Singles        Valerie Marshall                                 Washington & Lee University         Arlington, Va.

Singles        Johanna Ranta-aho                            Christopher Newport University      Helsinki, Finland

Singles        Heidi Sarkkinen                                 Averett University                         Oulu, Finland

Singles        Rachel Summers                               University of Mary Washington       Arlington, Va.

Doubles      Kait Brogan/Ashley Barrow                  University of Mary Washington      

Doubles      Caroline Mosberg/RachelSummers       University of Mary Washington      

Doubles      Heidi Sarkkinen/Hannah Mattson         Averett University                             


Second Team

Singles        Kait Brogan                                          University of Mary Washington       Virginia Beach, Va.

Singles        Rachel Cooper                                      University of Mary Washington       Thomasville, Ga.

Singles        Hannah Jabusch                                   University of Mary Washington        Cary, N.C.

Singles        Keyu Jin                                               Randolph College                           Kunming, China

Singles        Whitney Kiser                                       Bridgewater College                       Mt. Solon, Va.

Singles        Danielle Mirabella                                  University of Mary Washington        Wantagh, N.Y.

Singles        Ashley Schmitz                                      Randolph College                           Keswick, Va.

Doubles      Kristin Dantzler/Gaby Tersigni         Randolph-Macon College               

Doubles      Christina Harris/Sarah Wyly                    Lynchburg College                           

Doubles      Olivia Uzer/Stephanie Yeager           Randolph-Macon College