Florida Tech’s Huba Recieves All-American Award

By  //  June 4, 2013

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The All-American award is Huba’s first

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Junior Kristina Huba was one of only 20 NCAA Division II women’s tennis players to earn Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division II All-American award. (FloridaTechSports.com Image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Kristina Huba became Florida Tech’s second singles player in four seasons to be named Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division II All-American, announced by the ITA on Friday.

Natalia Ramos was the last Panther to earn the honor in 2010. The All-American award is Huba’s first as a singles player and second of her three-year collegiate career.As a freshman in 2011, she and her sister Katarina Huba were chosen All-Americans in doubles after posting a 20-1 record.

I.T.A. ANNOUNCED FINAL DIVISION

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Kristina Hubba (FloridaTechSports.com Image)

On Thursday, the ITA announced its final Division two poll and Huba ranked fifth in the country.

This season, she has been tabbed Sunshine State Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Year, Florida Tech Female Athlete of the Year, All-SSC First Team in singles and All-SSC Second Team in doubles with Stephanie Dohner.

The general chemistry major from Ascona, Switzerland went 31-4 in singles between last fall and this spring. In the spring alone, she was 21-3. She also finished a combined 20-10 in doubles.

ITA SOUTH REGION CHAMPIONSHIP

She won the Panthers’ first-ever ITA South Region Championship on Sept. 30, 2012 and finished third at the USTA/ITA National Small College Championships on Oct. 13, 2012.

Huba helped the 17th-ranked Panthers record their sixth straight 15-plus win season at an overall record of 16-9. At one point, they won nine of 10 matches and beat a pair of top 26 teams in the SSC Championship to end the season.

She was one of only 20 singles players named All-American.


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