MVC Names Zubkova to All-Select Team
April 24, 2009
OMAHA, Neb. - Redbird junior Julia Zubkova was named to the Missouri Valley Conference All-Select, All-Conference Team for the second-straight year, as announced by the league office Thursday night at the annual awards banquet to start the State Farm MVC Championships in Omaha, Neb.
Zubkova finished the regular season with an overall singles record of 16-14, and a dual singles record of 13-9, mainly at the No. 1 position. In Valley play, Zubkova finished with a 3-5 singles record. In doubles play, Zubkova went 14-16 overall with a 4-4 Valley mark, along with partner Franziska Steinhardt.
As a veteran, Zubkova has helped to lead the Redbirds to a regular-season record of 13-9 overall record and a 5-3 mark in the Valley.
Zubkova is joined on the All-Select team by Wichita State's Anna Egorova, Veronika Leszayova of Drake, Creighton's Tess Reddin and Indiana State's Sarah Meghoufel and Anna Morgina.
Zubkova and the Redbirds return to the court Saturday at 11 a.m. in the State Farm MVC Championship semifinials. The Redbirds will face the winner of the Wichita State/Creighton quarterfinals match.
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