INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Horizon League announced its women's tennis postseason honors Thursday afternoon, with Cleveland State senior Isabella Spindler earning a spot on the All-Horizon League First Team and sophomore Klara Mrcela earning a spot on the All-Horizon League Second Team.
ISABELLA SPINDLER | SR | FIRST TEAM
Spindler earns a spot on the All-League First Team after finishing the regular season with a 7-2 mark against league opponents at the top of the singles lineup. Spindler, who owns a 15-14 overall singles record this year, stands at 12-11 at No. 1 singles this spring.
Entering Horizon League tournament play, Spindler currently has 59 career singles wins and is tied for 12th on the CSU Singles Wins List. With just one more win, Spindler would become the 12th Viking all-time with 60+ victories.
In doubles action, Spindler has teamed with Klara Mrcela to serve as Cleveland State's top doubles team during league play, finishing the regular season with a 5-4 record against league opponents.
Spindler is currently tied for fourth on the CSU Doubles Wins List, owning 65 doubles wins entering the weekend.
This marks the third First Team accolade for Spindler, as she becomes just the third Viking all-time to be a three-time First Team honoree.
Spindler's Previous #HLWTEN Honors: Freshman of the Year (2016), First Team All-League (2016, 2018), Second Team All-League (2017)
KLARA MRCELA | SO | SECOND TEAM
Mrcela earns a spot on the All-League Second Team after posting a 5-4 record against league opponents at No. 2 singles, while she stands at 12-10 overall this spring. Mrcela has played the entire dual match season at the No. 2 spot, and is one of five Vikings to notch 15+ singles wins this year.
In doubles action, Mrcela has teamed with Isabella Spindler to serve as Cleveland State's top doubles team during league play, finishing the regular season with a 5-4 record against league opponents.
This marks the first postseason honor for Mrcela at Cleveland State, while she is the 14th Viking all-time to earn a spot on the All-League Second Team.
2019 Horizon League Postseason Awards
Player of the Year: Ava Thielman, Oakland
Freshman of the Year: Mayya Perova, Milwaukee
Coach of the Year: Shannon Tully, UIC
Herb Foster Sportsmanship Award: Chelsea Apawti, Detroit Mercy
Isabella Spindler, Cleveland State
Jasmine Apawti, Detroit Mercy
Alexandra Belle, Milwaukee
Margita Sunjic, Northern Kentucky
Ava Thielman, Oakland
Lejla Colic, UIC
Klara Mrcela, Cleveland State
Maria Koo, Northern Kentucky
Darya Maltseva, Oakland
Lucie Prochazkova, UIC
Karyna Bihel, UIC
Imaan Hassim, Youngstown State