Husky Women's Tennis Lands Three On ITA All-America Team

June 3, 2003

SKILLMAN, N.J. - Three Washington women's tennis players were named to the 2003 Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-America Team, the ITA announced May 30.

Sophomore Dea Sumantri, junior Claire Carter and senior Darija Klaic were among the 43 NCAA Div. I women who met the criteria for ITA All-America honors. This year marked the first time that three Huskies earned All-America acclaim in a single season.

Sumantri (Jakarta, Indonesia) earned her first career All-America honor by advancing to the NCAA Singles Round of 16. Sumantri finished the season with a national singles ranking of No. 29 and an overall record of 30-9, just two wins shy of tying the UW season record for wins in a season.

Carter (Nottingham, England) became UW's second three-time All-American, while doubles partner Klaic (Zupanja, Croatia) earned her second All-America certificate. The duo ended the 2003 season with a final national ranking of 10th and a 26-13 overall record.

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