Polcerova named firstever women’s tennis preseason All-PBC selection
By STAFF REPORTS
AUGUSTA, Ga. – University of Montevallo senior Nikola Polcerova was named to the preseason All-Peach Belt Conference team Jan. 21, becoming the first ever member of the Falcons’ women’s tennis program to earn preseason All-Conference honors since Montevallo joined the conference in 2009.
Polcerova, a Bratislava, Slovakia native, was named second team All-Peach Belt Conference following her junior season, earning the Falcons’ first ever postseason honor as a member of the conference.
Polcerova finished the season ranked No. 10 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) NCAA Division II Southeast Region singles’ rankings a year ago, one year after ending her sophomore season ranked No. 16 in the Southeast Region singles’ rankings.
Polcerova finished her junior campaign with a 13-2 in No. 1 singles’ action, including a 9-2 mark in conference play. Polcerova owns a 25-8 record in No. 1 singles’ play in the past two seasons at Montevallo.
Polcerova is a two-time Peach Belt Conference All-Academic selection and has been named a Gold Scholar on the conference’s Presidential Honor Roll in each of the past three years.
Polcerova and her teammates will open the 2015 season Sunday, Feb. 1 with a home non-conference match against the University of West Alabama.
First serve is set for 1 p.m.
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