Kam Earns First Team All-Northwest Conference Honors

By Robert McKinney, Athletics Communications Director, (503) 370-6110

SALEM, ORE. -- Willamette University women's tennis player Tiffany Kam (Sr., Pearl City, HI/Punahou School) has been named First Team All-Northwest Conference for the 2008 season, as determined by the NWC head coaches. Kam and seven other athletes received First Team honors, while six players were named to the Second Team.

Kam played #1 singles throughout the season and played #2 doubles for most of the year. She also played several matches at #1 doubles. Her overall singles record was 5-16, including 5-11 in NWC matches. She was 10-11 in doubles, including 9-7 at the #2 position with teammate Abby Funabiki (Jr., Pullmnan, WA/Pullman HS). Kam and Funabiki were 8-4 in the conference.

Willamette finished the regular season at 8-11, including 8-8 in the NWC. The Bearcats qualified for the NWC Tournament and finished in sixth place. Key wins for the Bearcats included a 5-4 victory over Pacific Lutheran University on March 14 and a 5-4 triumph over Lewis & Clark College on April 5.

2008 All-Northwest Conference Women's Tennis Team

First Team
Amalia Nilsson, Lewis & Clark (Fr.)
Kasey Kuenzli, Linfield (Sr.)
Lisa Harunaga, Lewis & Clark (So.)
Elise Otto, Whitman (Fr.)
Erika Feltus, Pacific Lutheran (Sr.)
Rachel Burns, Whitworth (Fr.)
Tiffany Kam, Willamette (Sr.)
Hadley DeBree, Whitman (So.)

Second Team
Lexy Harrington, Whitworth (Fr.)
Kelli Sides, Linfield (Sr.)
Katie Oost, Whitman (Jr.)
Katie Schultz, Puget Sound (Sr.)
Katie Staudinger, Whitworth (Fr.)
Sallie Katter, Linfield (So.)

Tiffany Kam has been selected First Team All-Northwest Conference.

Tiffany Kam has been selected First Team All-Northwest Conference.