KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 27 - Three Southern Utah University women's tennis players, Ksusha Johnson, Olia Tatarchenko and Alex Ivanova, have earned all-Summit League honors, the league has announced.

Johnson, a senior from Moscow, Russia, became Southern Utah's first four-time all-Summit League selection in tennis after compiling a 6-2 record in conference play and a 12-6 overall mark playing exclusively at the No. 1 singles position. She also teamed with Lisa Pleskan to go 4-3 in league play and 9-8 overall at second doubles.

Tatarchenko, a junior from Rostov On Don earned her second all-Summit honor after posting the team's best singles mark at 14-3, including a perfect 7-0 record in league matches playing at the third position. She also teamed with Ivanova to go 7-0 in conference matches at first doubles, and 12-5 overall. Tatarchenko set an SUU record with an 18-1 overall record last year, making her 32-4 over the past two seasons.

Ivanova, a sophomore from Evpatoria, Ukraine and the 2010 Summit League newcomer of the year, is another repeat selection to the all-league squad after posting a 5-2 record at No. 2 singles in conference matches (8-9 overall) and notching a perfect mark in conference doubles matches while teamed with Tatarchenko.

With three selections the Thunderbirds had the second-most representatives on the squad, just behind league champ Oral Roberts, which placed four members on the 12-player team.

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