Three men’s and two women’s tennis players were recognized by the MVC for their academic achievements.
Five Salukis were named ITA Scholar Athletes for achieving at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA for the 2014-15 academic year.
The SIU women's tennis team finished the season in fourth place in the Missouri Valley Conference.
The Salukis finished the season with a 16-10 record overall and 5-4 in the MVC.
The Salukis' three seniors clinched three of SIU's four wins at the No. 1, 5 and 6 singles spots.
2014-15: Finished with a 21-17 singles record, primarily at the No. 2 singles spot, earning the most singles wins on team in 2015...Played at the No. 1 and No. 2 doubles spots with a combined 20-12 record...Went 13-12 in singles and 4-4 in doubles against MVC opponents....Advanced the farthest for the Salukis at the ITA Central Regional Championships with two wins in the singles qualifying round to advance to the main draw...Contributed to SIU's record-breaking 12-match win streak, the longest in Saluki history...Earned MVC Scholar-Athlete Honorable Mention recognition...Earned ITA All-Academic accolades.
2013-14: Went 16-16 in singles play...4-2 in MVC...First collegiate win came against Kelly Iden of Eastern Illinois in an 8-4 win...Went 15-13 in doubles action, primarily with partner Natasha Tomishima.
Prior to SIU: Recorded a 26-1 record at Denver South High School...Won the 4A Colorado State Championship as a sophomore.
Personal: Daughter of Barb and Thomas Monaghan...Father is a CPA and mother is an Office Manager...Has two siblings, a brother Shane and a twin sister Caitlin...Born on March 2, 1995.