IRVING – Neila Starratt of Houston was named the Conference USA Tennis Player of the Month, as announced by the league office Wednesday. Starratt won the singles championship at the Alonti Cougar Fall Draw, along with a doubles championship, while going a perfect 6-0 during the month of November.
FEMALE TENNIS PLAYER OF THE MONTH
Neila Starratt – Houston, Senior (Bedford, Nova Scotia) Starratt captured the singles championship in the Flight D bracket of the 2009 Alonti Cougar Fall Draw, defeating Southeastern Louisiana’s Annika Nanke in the finals 7-5, 6-0, and earning her first career singles title. The Bedford, Nova Scotia native also earned the Flight B doubles championship of the event alongside partner Joanna Kacprayk. For more information: http://conferenceusa.cstv.com/sports/w-tennis/spec-rel/120209aaa.html