Three Lions voted to All-AMCC Women’s Tennis Team

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NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. — Three Penn State Altoona women’s tennis players were selected to the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s All-Conference team, as the league released its postseason awards on April 28.

Elani Etter (Franklin, Tennessee) was voted first team All-AMCC in No. 6 singles, and the duo of Victoria Acker (Cresson, Pennsylvania/Penn Cambria) and Jessica Stevens (Altoona, Pennsylvania/Altoona) was selected first team All-Conference in the No. 1 doubles spot. Stevens also took second team All-AMCC honors in No. 1 singles.

Etter posted a perfect 3-0 record in No. 6 singles this season versus AMCC opponents, leading all conference players in that position while ranking second on Penn State Altoona in overall singles wins. During the season, she recorded wins over her opponents from Pitt-Greensburg, La Roche University, and Penn State Behrend in the No. 6 singles position.

Acker and Stevens teamed up for a spotless 4-0 record together in No. 1 doubles matches this season, earning wins over AMCC opponents from Pitt-Greensburg, La Roche, and Penn State Behrend during the regular season, then defeating Behrend’s doubles team again during the conference tournament. The duo led all of Penn State Altoona’s doubles combinations in total wins this season and was the only undefeated doubles team in the No. 1 position among all AMCC pairs with a minimum of four matches played this spring.

Stevens finished her spring with a 4-1 record in the No. 1 singles spot, leading Penn State Altoona in overall singles wins and ranking second among all AMCC players in that position. During the season, Stevens won No. 1 singles matches over her opponents from Medaille College, Mount Aloysius College, La Roche and Penn State Behrend. She was also named the AMCC Player of the Week on March 8 and earned a spot on the conference’s All-Tournament team following the playoffs.

Penn State Altoona women’s tennis finished its season with a 2-4 overall record, including going 2-3 in the AMCC. The Lions placed third in the conference’s regular season standings and earned a berth into the AMCC Tournament, where their season ended with a loss in the semifinal round.