IRVING, Texas – Four Women's Tennis singles and two doubles teams earned a spot on the Big 12 Championship All-Tournament Team, the league announced Monday.
The team was selected by the nine head coaches in the conference.
Junior Gabriela Talaba earned the No. 1 position while sophomore Felicity Maltby nabbed the No. 2 singles line. Talaba posted a 3-0 record on the weekend and extended her win streak to eight matches. Along the way, she defeated two ranked opponents including a Top 10 victory over Viktoriya Lushkova on Oklahoma State.
Maltby had the championship match clincher with a comeback three-set win over No. 49 Katarina Adamovic.
Juniors Sarah Dvorak and Katelyn Jackson earned a spot on the team in the No. 5 and No. 6 positions, respectively. Dvorak went 2-0 this weekend and clinched the win over Texas to send the Lady Raiders to the championship match.
Jackson posted a 2-0 record during tournament play including a three-set comeback over Texas' Dani Wagland on Saturday.
In doubles, Sabrina Federici and Dvorak claimed the No. 1 spot while Maltby and Talaba took home honors on the No. 2 doubles line.
Federici and Dvorak clinched the doubles point for Tech during the championship match. Maltby and Talaba went 2-0 on the weekend, upsetting No. 50 Bolsova and Blanco of OSU.
The Lady Raiders (24-4) captured the automatic bid with the tournament championship. The 64-team field will be announced on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. online at NCAA.com. The first and second rounds will be played May 12-13 at campus sites across the country.
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Big 12 Women's Tennis All-Tournament Team
No. 1 Singles Gabriela Talaba, TTU
No. 2 Singles Felicity Maltby, TTU
No. 3 Singles Aliona Bolsova, OSU
No. 4 Singles Vladic Babic, OSU
No 5 Singles Sarah Dovorak, TTU
No. 6 Singles Katelyn Jackson, TTU
No. 1 Doubles Sabrina Federici/Sarah Dvorak, TTU
No. 2 Doubles Felicity Maltby/Gabriela Talaba, TTU
No. 3 Doubles Viktoriya Lushkova/Katarina Adamovic, OSU