Zhang and Wen to particpate in All-Star Weekend

No. 1 doubles team Xin (Summer) Wen and Nannan (Dallas) Zhang remained undefeated with an 8-3 victory for the Seasiders.
No. 1 doubles team Xin (Summer) Wen and Nannan (Dallas) Zhang remained undefeated with an 8-3 victory for the Seasiders.

TEMPE, Ariz. – BYU-Hawaii's Nannan (Dallas) Zhang and Xin (Summer) Wen are set to participate in the 2016 Oracle/ITA Arthur Ashe/All-Star Weekend this week from Aug. 25-27.

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced its 2016 ITA Collegiate All-Star Team on June 14, 2016. The ITA Collegiate All-Star Team honors the top student-athletes of the 2015-16 season from all five divisions of college tennis. The student-athletes will be recognized, along with the National Players of the Year and the ITA/Arthur Ashe Jr. National Leadership and Sportsmanship Award winners, at the 2016 Oracle/ITA Arthur Ashe/All-Star Weekend, Aug. 25-27 in New York, New York.

The ITA Collegiate All-Star Team features the nation's top-ranked men's and women's players from the year-end Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Rankings, in addition to winners of the 2015 USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships and 2016 NCAA Division I Championships.

Zhang finished the year as the No. 1-ranked singles player in Division II for the second consecutive year. She helped guide BYU-Hawaii women's tennis to a runner-up finish at the 2016 NCAA Championship, dropping its only match of the season (25-1) to Armstrong State in the final. Zhang was 19-0 this season and has won 35 matches in a row.

In leading the Seasiders to a runner-up finish at the 2016 NCAA Championship, Zhang and Wen combined to not a drop a match in their 2016 campaign, posting a record of 22-0. The duo finished the season as the top-ranked team in the Oracle/ITA NCAA Division II Women's National Doubles Rankings.

The ITA/Arthur Ashe Jr. National Leadership and Sportsmanship Award winners were announced back in May, and they can be viewed on the ITA Awards page here.

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