Puma Women's Tennis has signed five new student-athletes for the 2019-2020 academic year. The Pumas are adding Jessica Lopez, Isabella Morris, Abby Weber, Laysha Gomez and Janaya Reeves.
Abby Weber comes to PVCC from Thunderbird High School. Abby started on varsity as a freshman and competed for the highly ranked Thunderbird Chiefs all four seasons. During her senior year she helped Thunderbird finish with a 13-1 team record. Her team finished ranked 6th in Division II. Individually she finished with a 21-5 record. In singles she went 10-3 and doubles she went 11-2. Abby has a very high tennis IQ and a will to win. The Pumas look to have her continue her winning ways next season.
Isabella Diosa Morris comes to PVCC from North Canyon High School. She started playing varsity tennis as a sophomore. Diosa is a multi-sport student-athlete who also played varsity badminton in high school. She moves great on the court and can get to any ball.
Laysha Gomez comes to PVCC from Betty Fairfax High School. Coming in with a 18-8 overall record during her senior year, Laysha went 8-5 in singles and 10-3 in doubles. Laysha started competing for her high school team her sophomore year and has been on varsity since her junior year. She was a multi-sport student-athlete at Fairfax also competing on the soccer team. She brings in a strong work ethic and is a great teammate.
Janaya Reeves also comes to PVCC from Betty Fairfax High School. She has been on varsity since her junior year. She finished up her senior year with a 18-5 record, in singles she went 10-2 and in doubles she finished with an 8-3 record. She comes with a strong baseline game and great power and control.
Jessica Lopez comes to PVCC from North Canyon High School. She has played on varsity tennis since her junior year. She is also a multi-sport student-athlete having also played varsity badminton. Jessica has great court vision and plays very smart. She is great at the net and a very strong doubles player.
Head Coach Feroz Rast commented on the new additions, “I am so excited to add Abby, Laysha, Janaya, Diosa and Jessica to the Puma family. We graduated a great class this year and with only three returning student-athletes I look for this freshman class to have an instant impact. We have a great balance with this group, with the primary focus being student-athletes that are committed to excellence on and off the court.They all have a desire to be great and they have the work ethic to match it. I look for them to bring that passion and commitment this fall.”