Edition Button
Natchitoches Times Logo
Infinite Menus, Copyright 2006, OpenCube Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Krutova named to LSWA All-Louisiana women’s tennis team
Jun 05, 2014 | 82 views | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend | print
After a highly accomplished sophomore season in which she helped Northwestern State to its second-ever 20-win season in women’s tennis, Natayla Krutova has been voted as a first-team selection on the All-Louisiana Women’s Tennis Team selected by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.

She was first-team All-Southland Conference in singles and doubles for NSU, 20-6, which narrowly missed a second straight NCAA Tournament appearance with a nail-biting loss to the home team in the conference tournament finals at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in late April.

Krutova, from Sevastopol, Ukraine, posted a 17-4 record this spring, primarily at No. 3 singles, where she was 12-2 with a 9-1 mark in Southland play to earn first-team all-conference status.

She was first-team All-Southland in doubles play, with an 18-3 record, including an unbeaten 10-0 conference record at No. 2 teamed with Kateryna Piatakova.

Her singles winning percentage of .810 ties for the 10th best season performance in school history and gives her a 31-11 mark through two seasons, 17 away from breaking into the Lady Demons’ career top 10 for singles wins.

Krutova’s doubles winning percentage of .857 ranks ninth on the school single-season all-time list.

The 18 doubles wins ties for sixth-most in a season at NSU. She is 34-8 in doubles after two seasons, 15 wins shy of cracking the career top 10.

Recently chosen first-team Academic All-Southland Conference, Krutova, who was on the elite Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-America ballot, has a perfect 4.0 grade point average in biology at the end of her sophomore year.

Joining her on the six-woman All-Louisiana first team were players from Tulane, Southeastern, McNeese and Xavier who posted a combined singles record of 88-15, while LSU put three players on the six-woman second-team.

Klara Vyskocilova of Tulane, the Conference USA Player of the Year, was voted the state’s Player of the Year by the LSWA panel.

Comments
(0)
Comments-icon Post a Comment
No Comments Yet
Postings are not edited and are the responsibility of the author. You agree not to post comments that are abusive, threatening or obscene. Postings may be removed at the discretion of Natchitoches Times.