Friday, April 17, 2015

Prairie Stars' Carter named GLVC freshman of year

University of Illinois Springfield tennis player Jane Carter was named the women’s Great Lakes Valley Conference Freshman of the Year on Thursday.

She was also one of 16 players who earned All-GLVC honors.

The New Zealand native is the first UIS player from either the women’s or men’s tennis programs to receive a major individual award.

Carter was 12-3 overall at No. 1 singles and undefeated in league play with a 4-0 record. She was 8-8 in No. 1 doubles.

This article appeared in The State Journal-Register on April 16, 2015.

Read the entire article here.