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October 13, 2011

2011-12 Season - Sawyer, Reece earn All-CCIW recognition

Augustana senior Brittany Reece was named today to the All-CCIW second team.

NAPERVILLE, Ill.- Kim Sawyer (Batavia HS, Batavia, Ill.), who finished second at number one singles at the 2011 College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin Women's Tennis Championship, has been named to the all-conference first team. Teammate Brittany Reece (Neuqua Valley HS, Naperville, Ill.), who finished fourth at number two singles, was a second team selection.

 Sawyer, a sophomore, went 17-4 in singles competition this season, playing exclusively at number one. She was 11-1 in dual meets and 6-3 in tournaments, including 5-1 at the CCIW Championship. She and Meghan Wethington (Geneseo HS, Geneseo, Ill.) finished fourth at number one doubles.

 Reece, a senior, played the entire season at number two singles for the Vikings. In addition to her fourth-place singles finish in the CCIW, she teamed with Krista Panko (Geneva HS, Geneva, Ill.) for a third-place finish at number two doubles.

 Wheaton's Elizabeth Worsowicz, who defeated Sawyer for the CCIW title at number one singles and teamed with Sarah Ray for the championship at number one doubles, was named the conference's Player of the Year. Jane Nelson, who led the Thunder to the team title, was named Coach of the Year. Carthage's Bari Reynolds was named MVP of the CCIW Championship after winning the number two singles title.


First Team


Hometown/High School

Andrea Kerwin

Illinois Wesleyan

Naperville, Ill./Wheaton-Warrenville South

Hollis McPeek


Lake Bluff, Ill./Lake Forest

Sarah Ray


Centennial, Colo./Arapahoe

Bari Reynolds


Sterling, Ill. /H.S.




Elizabeth Worsowicz


Columbia, Mo./Rock Bridge

Second Team



Helen Alex

 Illinois Wesleyan

Darien, Ill./Hinsdale South

Kirsten Boyer


Wayne, Pa./Conestoga

Kristina Naidicz


Kenosha, Wis./Tremper

Cory Schillerstrom

 North Central

Naperville, Ill./Central




Lauren Schlabach


Chattanooga, Tenn./Girls Preparatory School