Vale Costa, Golovin Named to All-SEC Teams

Vale Costa and Golovin earned spots on the All-SEC teams.
Vale Costa and Golovin earned spots on the All-SEC teams.
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Brandon Berrio
Brandon Berrio
Assistant Communications Director

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — After strong performances on the top two courts this season, Joana Vale Costa has been named to first team All-SEC and Jessica Golovin has been named to the All-Freshman team, the league office announced Wednesday.

Vale Costa became the 15th player in program history to earn All-SEC honors in singles play. The junior earned the honors last season and was also named to the All-Freshman team in her first year.

This season, Vale Costa is ranked 23rd in singles play and holds a 15-11 record on court one for LSU. Vale Costa has competed against 17 ranked opponents this spring and owns a 6-11 record in those matches.

Golovin owns an 11-14 record in dual matches this season. Golovin has competed against 17 ranked opponents. This season, Golovin clinched the Lady Tigers’ win over Georgia Tech in the ITA Kickoff Weekend and win over Kentucky in the second round of the SEC Tournament.

LSU returns to the practice courts over the next few weeks before competing in the NCAA Regional May 13-15. The selection show for the tournament is at 4 p.m. CT Tuesday on NCAA.com

A complete list of the awards follows and ties were not broken leading to 13-member All-SEC teams and an eight-member All-Freshman team.

First Team All-SEC
Erin Routliffe, Alabama
Yuliya Lysa, Arkansas
Andie Dikosavljevic, Auburn
Alizee Michaud, Auburn
Brooke Austin, Florida
Belinda Woolcock, Florida
Ellen Perez, Georgia
Aldila Sutjiadi, Kentucky
Joana Vale Costa, LSU
Jasmine Lee, Mississippi State
Saska Gavrilovska, Texas A&M
Frances Altick, Vanderbilt
Sydney Campbell, Vanderbilt

Second Team All-SEC
Andie Daniell, Alabama
Pleun Burgmans, Auburn
Anna Danilina, Florida
Kourtney Keegan, Florida
Brianna Morgan, Florida
Caroline Brinson, Georgia
Kennedy Shaffer, Georgia
Arianne Hartono, Ole Miss
Georgiana Patrasc, Mississippi State
Bea Machado Santos, Missouri
Rutuja Bhosale, Texas A&M
Sadie Hammond, Tennessee
Astra Sharma, Vanderbilt

All-Freshman
Andie Daniell, Alabama
Ana Oparenovic, Arkansas
Alannah Griffin, Auburn
Jessica Golovin, LSU
Justina Mikulskyte, Kentucky
Ingrid Gamarra Martins, South Carolina
Sadie Hammond, Tennessee
Fernanda Contreras, Vanderbilt

Player of the Year: Brooke Austin, Florida
Freshman of the Year: Andie Daniell, Alabama
Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Georgina Sellyn, Vanderbilt
Coach of the Year: Roland Thornqvist, Florida

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