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Park, Ng, Wang Named ITA Women’s Tennis All-Americans

Lauren Park, Claudia Ng and Perene Wang
Lauren Park, Claudia Ng and Perene Wang

2020 ITA Women's All-Americans

CHICAGO – Three members of the University of Chicago women's tennis team were awarded with All-American honors by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) on Wednesday.

Sophomore Lauren Park garnered ITA All-American status in singles. The previous day, she was a First Team All-University Athletic Association (UAA) singles honoree as well. Playing at the top of the Maroon lineup, Park posted a team-best record of 17-4. She won the ITA Central Region singles title and advanced to the semifinals of the national ITA Cup draw.

The first-year combo of Perene Wang and Claudia Ng became All-Americans in doubles. Wang/Ng were 19-2 on the season playing at the No. 1 position. They won the ITA Central Region doubles championship and later reached the ITA Cup quarterfinals. On Tuesday, the duo was also picked First Team All-UAA.

In UChicago women's tennis history, 15 Maroons have earned 41 total All-American awards.

To receive ITA All-America distinction, a player must achieve one of the following benchmarks:

  • Finish in the Top 20 in the final Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Singles Rankings
  • Finish in the Top 10 in the final Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Doubles Rankings
  • Win ITA Fall Regional Tournament
  • Win a first-round match at the ITA National Small College Championships (ITA Cup)