The Nebraska Wesleyan women’s tennis team was well represented on the Great Plains Athletic Conference All-Conference team that was announced. Three NWU women earned All-GPAC in singles and two doubles teams were also All-GPAC. Two other individuals received All-GPAC honorable mention.
On the All-GPAC singles, NWU had three individuals on the team. At No. 2 singles Mikaela Caudill (Lincoln, Neb.) earned All-Conference. Caudill was 11-10 overall and 6-1 in GPAC play. The lone senior on the team, Alex Yeagley (Kearney, Neb.) was All-GPAC at No. 4 singles. Yeagley was 13-10 overall and 6-2 in the GPAC. Also on the All-GPAC team at singles was junior Sarah Howe (Hastings, Neb.). Howe did not lose a match this season and was a perfect 10-0 overall and 4-0 in the GPAC.
In doubles, two different tandems earned All-GPAC honors this season. At No. 2 doubles, Mikaela Caudill and Alex Yeagley earned All-Conference honors. Caudill and Yeagley were 16-8 overall and 7-1 in the GPAC. Also earning All-GPAC at No. 3 doubles were Sarah Howe and freshman Chelsea Henslee (Lincoln, Neb.). Howe and Henslee teamed up to post an outstanding 20-2 overall record and a perfect 7-0 GPAC record.
Earning honorable mention All-GPAC in singles were Chelsea Henslee and Lexie Zoucha (Fremont, Neb.). Henslee was one of the top players for NWU with a 17-6 overall record and 6-1 record at No. 4 singles. Zoucha was 14-9 and 5-3 in the GPAC at No. 5 singles.
Nebraska Wesleyan finished the 2008 season with a 15-9 record were the co-champions in the GPAC with a 7-1 record. The Prairie Wolves won the NAIA Region III Tournament Championship and advanced to the NAIA National Championships for the second straight year.