Four Arizona Sand Cats Named All-Pac-12
Tucson, Ariz. -- Four Arizona Wildcats were named All-Pac-12 on Friday. Sarah Blacker, Alana Rennie, and Alex Parkhurst were named All-Pac-12 Second Team for their 2021 performances while freshman Mady Noble picked up an All-Freshman Team honor for her performance in the 2021 season.
This is Sarah Blacker's first All-Pac-12 honor in her three years at Arizona. She finished the season 18-7 (.720) with partners Alex Parkhurst (flight 1) and Brooke Burling (flight 2) bringing her career record up to 51-13 (.797). Her .797 winning percentage puts her in eighth in program history and her 51 wins lands her in seventh. This season she spent a majority of her time on court two going 9-3 against Pac-12 opponents.
This is Alana Rennie's first All-Pac-12 honor, coming after only two years of match play. Her first season at Arizona was cut short due to Covid-19 which led to a record of 3-0. This season Rennie came back full force earning a record of 15-13 with partners Brooke Burling (flight 2) and Alex Parkhurst (flight 1). She finished the season with an overall career record of 18-13 and an overall winning percentage of .580.
This is Alex Parkhurst's first All-Pac-12 honor, coming in her second year at Arizona. In her first season ('20) she held the longest winning streak of nine matches before the season was cut. After that 11-1 run she went on to see 2021 match play on court one with Sarah Blacker and Alana Rennie. She finished the season 15-13 bringing her career record to 26-14 (.650). These 26 wins land her in 16th place in program history for overall career wins.
Mady Noble was the only freshman to receive an All-Pac-12 Freshman team honor. In her first season at Arizona Noble went 21-4 with Dana Parker (flight 3,4,5) and Olivia Hallaran (flight 4), earning her the highest winning percentage of the season (.840) and tying her for the most wins. With partner Dana Parker, the pair won more matches in two sets than any other Arizona pair, with 15 of their 18 wins coming in two sets. Noble also saw an AVCA Top Flight Award for flight 4 with Parker.