Three Roadrunners earn All-Conference USA accolades
IRVING — Miriam Rosell Canudas, Isabelle Jonsson and Jacobea Junger all earned All-Conference USA honors, the league office announced on Tuesday.
Rosell Canudas was one of 14 players that collected second-team singles accolades. The Barcelona, Spain, native is coming off a true freshman campaign that saw her lead UTSA with an 18-4 record at the No. 2 position. Rosell Canudas won 13 of her final 14 outings of the season, including an 11-match winning streak from Feb. 16-April 6, In fact, she won 19 consecutive sets from Feb. 22-April 6.
Meanwhile, Jonsson and Junger both landed on the 11-member third team.
Jonsson was second on the squad with 13 victories, all of which came at the third spot in the lineup. The senior from Eskilstuna, Sweden, won eight of the final 10 outings of her career, including a season-long six-match winning streak from March 11-April 5. She was named C-USA Player of the Week on Feb. 4 after winning all four of her singles and doubles contests.
Junger won a dozen matches at the top position in the Roadrunners’ lineup. The sophomore from Stuttgart, Germany, had a season-long six-match winning streak from Feb. 23-April 3 and won all of her contests during that stretch in straight sets.
Rosell Canudas and Junger were one of three duos that earned third-team honors in doubles. The pair registered a 12-5 mark at the squad's top position this past season and had an 11-match winning streak from Feb. 8-April 3.
The Roadrunners finished the 2014 campaign with an 11-11 record and they were the No. 8 seed at the C-USA Tournament.