Jon McBride | Posted: 2 May 2022 | Updated: 30 Nov 2022

Heimuli, Abramyan and Huang earn All-WCC Honors

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Anastasia Abramyan, Leah Heimuli and Bobo Huang posed in a graphic with "All-WCC Honors" text overlaid

SAN MATEO, Calif.  BYU women's tennis senior Leah Heimuli, senior Anastasia Abramyan and freshman Bobo Huang received West Coast Conference Honors, the conference announced.

Heimuli received singles honorable mention, while Abramyan and Huang received doubles honorable mention.

From Highland, Utah, Heimuli started her collegiate career at BYU-Hawaii, then spent time at the University of Utah and transferred to BYU in 2019. At BYU, Heimuli won 38 singles matches and 38 doubles matches. In total in her career, counting at her previous schools, she has won more than 130 total matches. This past season she had a record of 8-13 in singles play, primarily in the No. 1 singles spot for the Cougars all season.

From Yaroslavl, Russia, Abramyan has been at BYU since 2017. Before coming to BYU, she won multiple ITA and ITF junior tournaments and was a part of the Russian Under 14 national team. At BYU, Abramyan won 56 singles matches and 50 doubles matches. She played a key role in multiple team wins this past season, including defeating No. 11 Baylor on the road.

From Hong Kong, Huang was one of four freshmen on the BYU roster this season and made a major impact in both singles and doubles play. She went 13-5, primarily in the No. 3 singles spot for the Cougars.

As a doubles team, Abramyan and Huang had a 12-9 overall record. They were 3-3 in the No. 1 doubles spot and 9-6 in the No. 2 spot. They were 7-1 in WCC play and ended the season strong, going 8-2 in their last 10 matches. 

Each of the all-conference honors were voted on solely by the WCC’s head coaches.
 
2022 WCC Women's Tennis Major Honors
Player of the Year: Shiori Fukuda, Pepperdine
Freshman of the Year: Savannah Broadus, Pepperdine
Coach of the Year: Agustin Moreno, LMU
 
2022 All-WCC First Team Singles
Solymar Colling, San Diego
Shiori Fukuda, Pepperdine
Mariia Kozyreva, Saint Mary’s
Veronika Miroshnichenko, LMU
Janice Tjen, Pepperdine
Lisa Zaar, Pepperdine
 
2022 All-WCC Second Team Singles
Savannah Broadus, Pepperdine
Elizabeth Goldsmith, San Diego
Klara Kosan, Pacific
Maria Martinez Vaquero, San Francisco
Eva Marie Voracek, LMU
Iva Zelic, Portland
 
2022 All-WCC Honorable Mention Singles
Cate Broerman, Gonzaga
Abigail Desiatnikov, San Diego
Victoria Flores, Pepperdine
Leah Heimuli, BYU
Jordyn McBride, San Diego
Taisiya Pachkaleva, Pepperdine
Stefania Rogozinska-Dzik, LMU
Wiktoria Rutkowska, LMU
Jamie Schroer, Santa Clara
 
2022 All-WCC First Team Doubles
Victoria Flores/Lisa Zaar, Pepperdine
Savannah Broadus/Janice Tjen, Pepperdine
Jordan Harris/Mariia Kozyreva, Saint Mary’s
 
2022 All-WCC Second Team Doubles
Solymar Colling/Elizabeth Goldsmith, San Diego
Rita Colyer/Maria Martinez Vaquero, San Francisco
Wiktoria Rutkowska/Isabella Tcherkes-Zade, LMU
 
2022 All-WCC Honorable Mention Doubles
Bobo Huang/Anastasia Abramyan, BYU
Sally Pethybridge/Rimona Rouf, Portland
Katherine Petty/Giulia Hayer, Santa Clara
Ulyana Shirokova/Eva Marie Voracek, LMU