University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa tennis player Sophomore Léa Romain earned Big West Conference (BWC) first team honors in singles and was named to the second team with doubles partner Satsuki Takamura. In addition, Takamura received honorable mention honors in singles along with teammate, Ana Vilcek.
Romain was strong all season, finishing with an 11-5 dual match record while going 6-1 in the Big West. She went 7-2 when playing at the No. 1 position and 4-3 at No. 2 in singles. She closed out the season winning eight of her last 10 matches including the last three-straight.
In doubles, Romain and Takamura recorded a 5-4 dual match record while posting a 2-1 mark in conference. They played the majority of their matches on the No. 1 court, where they tallied a 4-4 record. This is Takamura’s second-straight season earning All-Big West Second Team honors in doubles.
It is also the second-straight season that Takamura has been named All-BWC Honorable Mention in singles. Overall, the junior concluded the season with a 9-9 overall record and a 6-3 mark in the Big West. While playing in the No. 2 slot, Takamura went 6-3 and 3-6 at No. 1.
Freshman Vilcek made an immediate impact since joining the team in January. She finished with a 9-5 dual match record and a 5-2 mark in the Big West. She primarily played on the No. 3 court where she went 8-3 for the season.