August 16, 2022

THE APARTMENTS – Georgia Tech Women’s Tennis has placed four Yellow Jackets on the 2022 Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Team, the league office announced Thursday. Led by a double selection Ava Hrastarthe second was joined by teammates Kylie Bilchev, Carol Lee and Kate Sharabura on the prestigious list that recognizes the successes of student-athletes on and off the field.

The minimum academic requirements for selection of the All-ACC Academic Team are a 3.0 cumulative grade point average for the previous semester and a 3.0 cumulative grade point average during one’s college career. Athletic accomplishments during the most recent season are also considered in the selection of the ACC’s all-composed academic team.

Earning his second straight academic recognition from the ACC, Hrastar compiled a 19-14 overall record in singles action last season, including an 8-5 ACC record to earn third team honors. ACC. The business administration major earned ITA All-American status after reaching the quarterfinals of the NCAA doubles championship with Bilchev. The pair, who reached No. 12 in the ITA National Rankings, established an impressive 21-10 overall record.

In singles, Bilchev went 17-11 overall and spent the entire season doubles ranked in the national top 100. A biology major, Bilchev went 8-5 against league opponents mostly from the No. 3 position. The freshman capped off her inaugural college season by earning third-team recognition in the ACC and ITA All-American doubles status.

Lee prepared an impressive summary of his second season on The Flats. The ACC first-team winner went 25-8 on aggregate in singles and 22-6 in doubles with Sharabura. Lee went 16-5 from the No. 1 position in singles and climbed to No. 22 in the ITA National Singles Rankings, earning an overall bid for the NCAA Singles Championships.

Lee teamed up with Sharabura in doubles to make up the nation’s No. 5 ranked doubles team, earning ITA All-American status. The pair went 22-6 overall and 17-3 in doubles action this season, mostly from the No. 1 position. Lee and Sharabura earned the No. 4 seed in the NCAA doubles championship. In singles, Sharabura went 16-11 overall and 8-8 in doubles, earning ACC third-team honors.

Tech’s four varsity All-ACC team selections have scored the most since the 2012 season when the Yellow Jackets earned five honors.

ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Chloe Beck, Duke, Jr., Psychology

All-ACC Academic Women’s Tennis Team
Natasha Irani, Boston College, Gr., Accounting
Laura Lopez Giese, Boston College, Sr., Marketing/Management and Leadership
Samantha Buyckx, Clemson, So., Marketing, Economics
Ali Despain, Clemson, Jr., Sports Comm
Jenna Thompson, Clemson, So., Accounting
Chloe Beck**, Duke, Jr., Psychology
Margaryta Bilokin**, Duke, Sr., Evolutionary Anthropology
Kelly Chen, Duke, Gr., Psychology
Ellie Coleman, Duke, father, unstated
Georgia Drummy**, Duke, Jr., economics
Emma Jackson, Duke, father, unstated
Eliza Omirou, Duke, Gr., Masters in Management Studies
Petra Hule, Florida State, Sr., publishing, writing and media
Kylie Bilchev, Georgia Tech, P., Biology
Ava Hrastar**, Georgia Tech, So., Business Administration
Carol Lee, Georgia Tech, So. , Business Administration
Kate Sharabura, Georgina Tech, P., Biology
Tatiana Simova**, Louisville, Sr., sports administration
Daevenia Achong, Miami, Jr., Finance
Audrey Boch-Collins, Miami, So., Criminology
Diana Khodan, Miami, So., Art
Isabella Pfennig, Miami, So., Economics
Eden Richardson, Miami, Sr., Masters in Sports Administration
Maya Tahan, Miami, So., Psychology
Fiona Crawley** North Carolina, So., English and Comparative Literature
Cameron Morra**, North Carolina, Sr., Political Science
Elizabeth Scotty**, North Carolina, Jr., Political Science
Carson Tanguilig, NC, Fr., Exercise and Sport Sciences
Reilly Tran, NC, So., Neuroscience
Anika Yarlagadda, NC, Jr., Exercise and Sport Science
Sophie Abrams, NC State, So., Biology
Jaeda Daniel**, NC State, Gr., Textiles
Priska Nughoro, NC State, Fr., Psychology
Nell Miller, NC State, Sr., Sports Management
Abigail Rencheli, NC State, So., Psychology
Julia Andreach, Notre Dame, So., Economics
Freeman Page**, Notre Dame, Jr., neuroscience
Shiori Ito, Syracuse, Fr., Unstated-A&S
Polina Kozyreva, Syracuse, Jr., IT
Elaine Chervinsky, Virginie, Fr., Arts and Sciences
Natasha Subhash**, Virginia, Jr., Commerce (BSC)
Sara Ziodato, Virginia, So., Applied Statistics (BA)
Semra Aksu, Virginia Tech, Fr., Business Information Technology
Anna Brylin, Wake Forest, Sr., Finance
Carolyn Campana**, Wake Forest, Sr., Business and Corporate Management
Brooke Killingsworth**, Wake Forest, Jr., Health and Exercise Sciences
Samantha Martinelli, Wake Forest, Gr., MS in Management
Casie Wooten, Wake Forest, Jr., Health and Exercise Sciences

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