WoUniversity of Minnesota senior women's tennis player Angela Buergis (Frauenfeld, Switzerland) has been named to the 2004 Women's Tennis All-Big Ten Team. It marks Buergis' second consecutive season on the All-Conference team.
Buergis is currently ranked 70th in the nation in singles with a 17-10 overall record and a 15-6 mark in dual matches. Minnesota's top player in singles and doubles, Buergis compiled a 7-3 record in Big Ten singles matches to lead the Golden Gophers. During the season, she defeated the 34th-, 38th- and 57th-ranked singles players in the country. Two of her three losses in the Big Ten came to the third- and 75th-ranked players. Buergis teamed with sophomore Nischela Reddy for the majority of the season at No. 1 doubles, posting a 21-15 overall record, a 9-11 dual mark and a 3-5 record in Big Ten action.
Buergis looks to gain a singles bid to the 2004 NCAA Championships. The field for the singles and doubles championships will be announced tomorrow.
2004 All-Big Ten Team
Jennifer McGaffigan, Illinois * #
Cyntha Goulet, Illinois
Linda Tran, Indiana
Dora Vastag, Indiana
Megan Racette, Iowa
Hillary Mintz, Iowa
Michelle DaCosta, Michigan * #
Elizabeth Exon, Michigan
Angela Buergis, Minnesota * #
Cristelle Grier, Northwestern* #
Jessica Rush, Northwestern * #
Katie McGaffigan, Wisconsin*
Big Ten Player of the Year - Cristelle Grier, Northwestern * #
Big Ten Freshman of the Year - Megan Racette, Iowa
Big Ten Coach of the Year - Claire Pollard, Northwestern
* unanimous selection
# repeat selection