Player of the Year
The Baylor sophomore finally got her individual state championship. She had flirted with the Division II-AA title the past two seasons, falling in the final two years ago and in the semifinals last season. This season, there was no stopping her as she won 22 matches on her way to the Tennessee title. She also was honored as most valuable player at the Decoturf National Championships in Louisville, Ky.
Coach of the Year
Baylor’s third-year coach orchestrated what became one of the best seasons in an already storied Baylor tennis history. The Lady Red Raiders finished 13-0 and won their second consecutive Division II-AA state championship. They also won the Decoturf National Championships for the second straight season and defeated city rival GPS three times on their way to the two titles. As a team, Baylor lost only nine individual matches all season.
She was 20-2 and made the Decoturf National all-tournament team for the champions.
She went 13-0 in her third consecutive undefeated season and won No. 4 singles in the Rotary.
The state singles runner-up was all-tournament in the Decoturf National Championships.
She was 16-2, won her district and was region runner-up for the Class A/AA state champs.
She was second at No. 2 singles in the Rotary and was all-tournament in the Decoturf Nationals.
She finished 13-3 for the Decoturf National champions and Division II-AA state team champs.
Ellie Henry Chattanooga Christian Junior
Taylor Johnson East Hamilton Senior
Mary Walker Mixon Baylor Junior
Hannah Morrow GPS Junior
Sadie Shackelford St. Andrew’s-Sewanee Senior
Mary Claire Spann GPS Sophomore
Emily Brown Boyd-Buchanan Senior
Hannah Henry Chattanooga Christian Freshman
Sarah Joyce Notre Dame Freshman
Alicia Salazar Collegedale Junior
Kylila Tucker Signal Mountain
Maclain Yowarsky Walker Valley Senior
Teams of the year
1. Baylor (15-0): The Lady Red Raiders won the Decoturf National Championships and the Division II-AA state title.
2. GPS (13-3): The Bruisers were runners-up in both the Decoturf National Championships and the Division II-AA state tournament.
3. Notre Dame (14-0): The Lady Irish were unbeaten in team matches and won the Class A/AA state championship.