Hilary Barte, Mallory Burdette Highlight All-Pac-10 Honors

April 29, 2010

STANFORD, Calif.- Hilary Barte and Mallory Burdette were honored with All-Pac-10 accolades on Thursday afternoon, in addition to Lele Forood being tabbed Pac-10 Coach of the Year.

Barte was named to the First Team for a third straight season, following up Player of the Year honors as a sophomore in 2009 and a Freshman of the Year selection in 2008.

A two-time All-American in both singles and doubles, Barte is currently ranked No. 4 in the latest edition of the ITA national rankings. She is 30-7 overall this season and has compiled an 18-3 mark in dual matches, playing exclusively at the No. 1 spot. Barte is 19-5 against nationally-ranked opponents and registered an 18-match winning streak from Nov. 24-Apr. 3.

Ranked No. 33 nationally in singles, Burdette was honored as this year's Pac-10 Freshman of the Year while also being recognized on the Second Team. Burdette leads Stanford in overall victories (32-5) and dual match wins (19-2), alternating between the Nos. 3 and 4 positions. She has won 18 of her last 20 matches overall, while notching a 13-3 record against Pac-10 opponents and a 6-4 mark versus nationally-ranked foes.

Both Barte and Burdette are also ranked in doubles. Barte and Lindsay Burdette make up the nation's No. 2-ranked duo at 33-5 overall and 18-3 in duals, while Mallory Burdette and Stacey Tan are ranked No. 52 and have records of 26-6 (overall) and 18-3 (duals).

Forood collected her fourth Pac-10 Coach of the Year honor, also earning the award in 2004, 2005 and 2007. She guided Stanford to an outright Pac-10 championship at 8-0, the program's first league crown since a 21-year title run came to an end last year. Forood owns a 253-16 record during her 10 years on The Farm.

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