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PENN ST. ALTOONA'S JESSICA STEVENS TAKES TOP AWARDS AS WOMEN'S TENNIS ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM IS RELEASED

PENN ST. ALTOONA'S JESSICA STEVENS TAKES TOP AWARDS AS WOMEN'S TENNIS ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM IS RELEASED

Penn State Altoona freshman Jessica Stevens swept the women's tennis top honors, as she was named the 2018 AMCC Player of the Year and Newcomer of the Year. Stevens had a standout freshman year, playing all of her singles matches at #1, she went a perfect 12-0 -- including 8-0 in the AMCC. Her 12 singles wins set a new Penn State Altoona single season record. Stevens ranked first in the conference in overall singles wins and #1 singles wins (12). She was also tops in the AMCC #1 singles wins with eight. In doubles, Stevens was 8-4 overall, playing all of her doubles matches in the #1 spot. Her doubles record included a 6-2 mark against AMCC doubles opponents. 

Franciscan University head coach Scott Greve and Penn State Altoona's Doug Simmons have been named Co-Coaches of the Year. Greve led the Barons to a perfect 11-0 overall record, going 8-0 in conference play. As the top-seed in the conference tournament, Franciscan also claimed the 2018 AMCC women's tennis title, their fourth in the past five years. 

Simmons led the Lady Lions to a 7-1 conference mark and coached freshman Jessica Stevens to earn Player & Newcomer of the Year honors. Stevens is the program's first player of the year since Allison Schwartz earned the title in 2003. 

Click here for the complete all-conference team and postseason honors.