The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced Thursday, July 21, that the Missouri State women’s tennis team was named a 2016 Division 1 All-Academic Team while six Bears were chosen as ITA Scholar-Athletes.
Missouri State's Ema Turudija won in straight sets, but Drake won four remaining singles matches to defeat the Bears in the Missouri Valley Conference Team Tennis Championship quarterfinals in Wichita.
Missouri State senior Ema Turudija was selected to the Missouri Valley Women’s Tennis All-Conference team by the league’s head coaches, which was announced at the pre-Team Tennis Championship awards banquet on Thursday, April 28.
Senior Miranda Poile is the lone Missouri State student-athlete to be tabbed with scholar-athlete honors, and the first to be selected to the First Team since 2006, as the Valley announced its academic awards Tuesday.
Missouri State women’s tennis’ Ema Turudija earned a three-set win at No. 1 singles, but it wasn't enough as the Bears fell to Southern Illinois on Senior Day at Cooper Tennis Complex Sunday, April 24.