Oct. 20, 2000
OHARA EARNS THIRD GLVC HONOR
NKU junior named GLVC Player of the Year for third straight season
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - Northern Kentucky University womens tennis player Jamie OHara has been named Great Lakes Valley Conference Player of the Year for the third straight season by the league coaches.
OHara, a junior who is unbeaten (32-0) in her career against GLVC opponents at No. 1 singles, also earned Player of the Year honors in 1998 and '99.
NKU first-year coach J. Webb Horton was named Coach of the Year as the Norse captured their third straight conference championship at last weekends GLVC Championships. NKU junior Lauren Spears, freshman Elizabeth Brunsman and senior Claudia Ruehl also earned All-GLVC honors for the Norse, who have not lost to a GLVC school since 1997.
Great Lakes Valley Conference
Womens Tennis 2000 All-Conference Team
Jamie OHara - Northern Kentucky
Michelle Lenahan - Southern Indiana
Emily Blinzinger - Southern Indiana
Gayal Jones - Indianapolis
Lauren Spears - Northern Kentucky
Jacqueline Lewis - Bellarmine
Amber Stanley - SIU-Edwardsville
Erin Geisler - Indianapolis
Elizabeth Brunsman - Northern Kentucky
Claudia Ruehl - Northern Kentucky
Dawn Caryer - Indiana-Purdue, Ft. Wayne
Kim Mulherin - SIU-Edwardsville
Player of the Year: Jamie OHara (Northern Kentucky)
Freshman of the Year: Gayal Jones (Indianapolis)
Coach of the Year: J. Webb Horton (Northern Kentucky)