Fournier Selected to ESPN The Magazine All-Academic Team
May 21, 2010
PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University sophomore tennis player Elisabeth Fournier has been named to the ESPN the Magazine All-District VIII Academic At-Large Second Team as voted on by members of College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
A native of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Fournier has a 3.89 grade point average while majoring in economics. Currently ranked No. 59 in the most recent Intercollegiate Tennis Association poll, Fournier, along with freshman teammate Liudmila Vasilieva, will represent Washington State University at the 2010 NCAA Women's Singles Tennis Championship May 26-31 at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Georgia.
This season Fournier garnered second-team honors as she established a WSU record single-season victories by going 31-9 this season. Additionally, Fournier had the third-longest winning streak in school history by starting 2010 with 11 straight wins. Throughout the dual match season she defeated Stanford's Hilary Barte, ranked No. 8 in the nation, and at the Pac-10 Championships defeated UCLA's 24th-ranked Andrea Remynse, becoming the first Cougar since 1998 to advance to the quarterfinals of the Championship bracket.
Fournier is the first Cougar tennis player named to the CoSIDA All-Academic team since Erica Perkins received first-team honors in 2002.
The women's at-large category includes student-athletes participating in bowling, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, rowing, skiing, swimming, tennis and water polo.