Woodring Named Centennial Conference Coach of the Year
LANCASTER, PA – Johns Hopkins head coach Dave Woodring has been named the 2017 Centennial Conference Women’s Tennis Coach of the Year it was announced Thursday morning. In addition, sophomore Kimberly Zou and freshman Sophia Strickland have earned first team all-conference honors for singles and second team honors for doubles.
Hopkins has now produced 43 All-Centennial Conference singles selections and 30 doubles honorees since the conference’s inception in 1993-94. Woodring repeats as the conference coach of the year and earns the honor for the third time since 2013.
Woodring led Hopkins to its 11 straight undefeated Centennial Conference (CC) record (10-0) and 11th consecutive conference championship. The Blue Jays are currently ranked 14th in the nation and enter the NCAA Tournament with a 17-5 record. Woodring is in his seventh season as head coach of the Blue Jays and boasts a record of 132-30 (.815).
Zou earns All-CC honors for the second straight year as she earned honorable mention accolades as a freshman. She is 13-4 this season in singles, including 5-0 in league play. Strickland is the fifth freshman in program history to earn First Team All-CC honors for singles. She has a team-best 16 singles wins (16-8) and went 7-1 in conference play. The pair went 7-3 in doubles, including 5-0 in the conference, this season.