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 TeamAlice Barnes, STANDianne Hollands, ARIZRaquel Kops-Jones, CALAmber Liu, STANDaria Panova, OREDea Sumantri, WASH

Women's Second TeamAnca Anastasiu, USCDaniela Bercek, UCLAErin Burdette, STANJackie Carleton, UCLAClaire Carter, WASHLuana Magnani, USC

Honorable MentionLauren Barnikow, STANErin Hoe, WASHJieun Jacobs, CALTheresa Logar, STANSasha Podkolzina, CALCarine Vermeulen, USCWomen's Player of the YearRaquel Kops-Jones, CAL

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

Women's Freshman of the YearDaniela Bercek, UCLA

Women's Coach of the YearLele Forood, STAN

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