Former Clemson Women’s Tennis Standout Julie Coin Honored By the ITA

Former Clemson Women’s Tennis Standout Julie Coin Honored By the ITA

Aug. 24, 2005

CLEMSON, SC – Julie Coin, a member of the 2005 Clemson women’s tennis team, was named to the 2005 Intercollegiate Tennis Association Collegiate All-Star Team, presented by The Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy. The former Tiger standout reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA Singles Tournament and was ranked #2 in the final ITA singles poll.

Coin earned All-America honors in both singles and doubles during the 2005 season after posting a 38-5 overall record. She was named the ITA Southeast Region Senior Player of the Year and was seleceted to her third consecutive All-ACC team.

The 22nd edition of the ITA Collegiate All-Star Team includes the nation’s top-ranked men’s and women’s tennis players at the NCAA Divisions I, II and III, NAIA and NJCAA levels, as well as champions from the 2004 ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships and 2005 NCAA Championships.

The All-Stars will be honored on Aug. 26 at the historic West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, NY and treated by the ITA and The Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy to a weekend in New York. Following a breakfast at West Side, the athletes will participate in doubles play with guests from 9-11 AM. Starting at noon the ITA All-stars will then be honored at a special luncheon and presented their awards. Nick Bollettieri will be on hand for the awards ceremony. The legendary Bollettieri founded his world famous tennis academy in 1978 and has coached many of the top players including Andre Agassi, Monica Seles, Tommy Haas, Jim Courier and Maria Sharapova.

Women’s Division I All-Stars Singles Megan Bradley, Miami – No. 1 ITA Rankings/ITA National Indoor Champion Zuzana Zemenova, Baylor – NCAA Champion Julie Coin, Clemson – No. 2 ITA Rankings