May 23, 2007

Women's Tennis Signs Two To National Letters of Intent

May 23, 2007

GREELEY, Colo. - The University of Northern Colorado women's tennis program has signed two student-athletes to national letters of intent, head coach Brenda Vlasak announced.

Jodi Marie Ciarvella earned four letters in tennis, playing for Mullen High School in Denver. She was ranked as high as seventh in the state, and in the top-15 in the Intermountain Region. In 2004, she was a First-Team Academic All-State selection, and took second at State in No. 2 singles. In 2006, she grabbed third at state, playing at No. 1, helping her team to win the state title. In the previous two seasons, the Mustangs were regional champions.

She was a four-time honor roll selection, and a member of the National Honors Society from 2005-07, and of the Torch Awards from 2003-06.

Natalia Agarycheva prepped at Prairie High School in Vancouver, Wash., where she was a three-time Player of the Year, from 2004-06, as well as the All-Region Player of the Year in each of those years.

In 2006, she was a named an Athlete of the Month by the Seattle Times.

In each of her first three years, the Falcons were the District 4A champions, and placed fourth at State her junior year.

Agarycheva was a three-time member of the of the National Honor Society (2003-06) and was the State Academic Champion in 2004 and 2006.

Jodi Ciarvella

Natalia Agarycheva