Bercek, Carleton Earn All-Pac-10 Honors

May 5, 2004

LOS ANGELES - Following a vote by Conference coaches, UCLA women's tennis players Daniel Bercek and Jackie Carleton both earned second-team All-Pac-10 honors Wednesday. In addition, Bercek was named Pac-10 Freshman of the Year.

Bercek, a newcomer from Nov Sad, Serbia and Montenegro, joined the team in January and currently plays at the No. 1 position. She is ranked No. 31 nationally with a 21-5 overall record. She becomes the third UCLA player in the last five years to earn Pac-10 Freshman of the Year honors, following Sara Walker in 2000 and Megan Bradley in 2002.

Carleton, a sophomore from Jenkintown, Pa., was also named to the Pac-10's second-team as a freshman in 2003. She is currently ranked No. 18 in the country in singles, owning a 19-15 overall record. She has played a majority of her matches at the No. 1 position and currently plays at the No. 2 spot.

Women's First Team
Alice Barnes, STAN
Dianne Hollands, ARIZ
Raquel Kops-Jones, CAL
Amber Liu, STAN
Daria Panova, ORE
Dea Sumantri, WASH

Women's Second Team Anca Anastasiu, USC Daniela Bercek, UCLA Erin Burdette, STAN Jackie Carleton, UCLA Claire Carter, WASH Luana Magnani, USC

Honorable Mention Lauren Barnikow, STAN Erin Hoe, WASH Jieun Jacobs, CAL Theresa Logar, STAN Sasha Podkolzina, CAL Carine Vermeulen, USC Women's Player of the Year Raquel Kops-Jones, CAL

Women's Doubles Team of the Year Erin Burdette/Lauren Barnikow, STAN

Women's Freshman of the Year Daniela Bercek, UCLA

Women's Coach of the Year Lele Forood, STAN

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