Nebraska Wesleyan University had two women’s tennis players named to the 2012 CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-America® College Division Women’s At-Large Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Senior Molly Andrews was named to the Second-Team, with junior Terah Maloley receiving Third-Team recognition.
Andrews and Maloley become just the fourth and fifth NWU women’s tennis players in school history to earn Academic All-America® recognition, and the first since 1997.
One other NWU female athlete was selected to the At-Large Academic All-America® team as senior golfer Sarah Hotovy earned Second-Team honors.
Andrews (Lincoln, Neb.) has a 3.75 GPA in exercise science and Spanish. She was All-GPAC at No. 6 singles and No. 3 doubles this season leading the Prairie Wolves to both the GPAC tournament and regular season championships. She also competed at the NAIA National Championships. The Lincoln Christian H.S., graduate was 8-9 in singles play and 10-9 in doubles action this year.
Maloley (Lexington, Neb.) has a 3.60 GPA as a special education/elementary education major. Maloley was All-GPAC at No. 3 singles and No. 2 doubles this season. She has now been selected as All-GPAC the past three seasons and has not lost a conference singles match the past two seasons. In 2012, she finished 11-10 overall in singles and 13-9 in doubles play. The Lexington H.S., graduate is now 17th on the NWU career singles win list.
Nebraska Wesleyan University now has produced 126 Academic All-Americans® to rank 10th among all schools at all levels in the number of Academic All-Americans®. This season NWU has had 16 Academic All-Americans®.
The Capital One College Division Academic All-America® At-Large teams are comprised of student-athletes from NAIA, Canadian and two-year institutions.
The At-large section represents athletes from the sports of bowling, crew, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming, tennis and water polo.