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SIOUX CITY -- Samuel Castro and Akshay Krishna of Morningside College were named to the 2018 All-Great Plains Athletic Conference men's tennis team as selected by league coaches.

Meanwhile, Morningside's Samantha Umberger was selected to the All-GPAC women's tennis team.

Castro, a sophomore from Bogota, Columbia, was selected at No. 2 singles. He had a 5-14 record to rank third in the team in singles victories.

Krisha, a senior from Lima, Peru, was picked at No. 5 singles. He was the top winner in the Mustangs' lineup with an 11-12 record and was part of Morningside's most successful doubles team, combining with Jordan Betts, a senior from Sioux City, for a 10-12 record.

Morningside posted a 5-15 record and finished fourth in the GPAC with a 2-3 mark.

Umberger, selected as a No. 4 women's singles player, had a 9-5 record for a .643 winning percentage  for the Mustangs' second-highest victory rate. The sophomore from Glenwood, Iowa, posted a 6-6 record in doubles competition.

The Morningside women were 8-9 overall and sixth in the GPAC at 2-5.

Ignacio Morell from Doane was named the GPAC men's player of the year and John Steineke of Midland was coach of the year. Kelsey Brown of Hastings was the GPAC women's player of the year, while Midland's Steineke is coach of the year.

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