May 6, 2014
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. -
Three members of the Navy women's tennis team have been named to the 2014 All-Patriot League Team, the conference office announced Tuesday. Senior Erin Snook
was named to the all-league first team while senior team captain Darien Sears
and sophomore Sam Droop
were voted to the all-league second team.
Both Snook and Sears received their third selection to the all-league team, while Droop earned her first accolade. Snook was a first-team honoree in 2013 and a second-team honoree in 2012. Sears was named to the second team in 2013 and to the first team in 2012.
Snook was Navy's starter at No. 1 singles and was also a primary starter at No. 2 doubles. Snook was 19-9 in overall singles and 15-5 in dual play. Snook was a perfect 6-0 in singles during the Patriot League Regular Season. She was also 16-16 overall in doubles.
Snook graduates as the school's all-time leader in career singles wins (90), singles dual wins (67), doubles wins (61) and combined singles and doubles wins (151).
Sears was Navy's starter at No. 2 singles and No. 3 doubles. Sears was 18-12 in singles and 10-8 in dual play. She was also 13-10 overall in doubles and 10-6 in dual play. Sears graduates ranked second in school history behind only Snook in singles wins (78) and combined singles and doubles wins (136).
Droop led Navy in wins in 2013-14 with an overall record of 22-11. Droop was 18-4 in singles dual matches and was 15-4 as the team's starter at the No. 3 position. She was 6-0 against Patriot League opponents in singles action during the regular season.
Droop was also 16-10 in overall doubles while going 11-6 in duals. Droop partnered with Sears at the No. 3 doubles position.
Navy (21-8, 5-1 Patriot League) advanced to the Patriot League Semifinals for the fifth straight season in 2013-14 and the team reached the 20-win plateau for the fourth straight year.
2014 Patriot League Major Award Winners
Player of the Year - Johanna Hyoty, Boston University
Rookie of the Year - Nancy Porter, Army
Coach of the Year - Lesley Sheehan, Boston University
All-Patriot League First Team
Jamila Paul, Army, Sr.
Carolyn Pitman, Army, So.
Lauren Davis, Boston University, So.
Johanna Hyoty, Boston University, So.
Maria Cioffi, Bucknell, So.
Erin Snook, Navy, Sr.
All-Patriot League Second Team
Della Taylor, Army, Sr.
Leonie Athanasiadis, Boston University, Sr.
Elena Vidrascu, Bucknell, Sr.
Megan Hahn, Loyola, So.
Sam Droop, Navy, So.
Darien Sears, Navy, Sr.