Holden, Cusick headline All-Tournament team

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SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. -- Three John Brown University women's tennis players were selected to the RRAC/SAC Unaffiliated Group Regional All-Tournament team, headlined by juniors Clare Holden and Grace Cusick, tournament officials announced Monday (May 1) morning.

Holden, from Brighton, Mich., completed a 1-1 mark at No. 4 singles action over the weekend while compiling a 2-1 No. 3 doubles record, which included one forfeit victory, and was named to the All-Tournament first team. She finished second in voting only to LSU-Shreveport's Hannah Almjstorovic.

Joining Holden on the first team was Wichita, Kan. native Cusick, who featured a perfect 3-0 mark at No. 5 singles and a 2-1 mark with her partner, junior Caitlin King, at No. 2 doubles.

King, hailing from Topeka, Kan., was named to the second team for her efforts.

The Golden Eagles finished the 2016-17 season with a 5-9 overall record and a third place finish at the tournament.

Women's First Team
Hannah Almjstorovic, LSU-Shreveport
Clare Holden, John Brown
Sara Andrade, LSU-Alexandria
Daejia Lynch, Texas A&M-Texarkana
Gisela Amor, LSU-Alexandria
Grace Cusick, John Brown

Women's Second Team
Caitlin King, John Brown
Katy Foster, Texas Wesleyan
Lilly Humphries, LSU-Shreveport
Laia Charles, LSU-Alexandria
Ashton Willis, Texas Wesleyan
Lisa Nguyen, Texas A&M-Texarkana

* Players listed in descending order of total votes

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