Panchuk & Cruz named 2019 Baden Tennis Athletes of the Year
FRESHMAN • BELLEVUE
Freshman Sofia Panchuk, Sammamish HS / Bellevue, WA., came late to the Bulldogs’ roster and made an immediate impact. She went 4-0 in #1 singles and 3-1 in #1 doubles entering the championship. She only lost 3 sets in the #1 singles in two matches cruising to the women’s title. She then paired with teammate Chen-Yu Tang to take the #1 doubles championship.
SOPHOMORE • BELLEVUE
Sophomore Oscar Cruz, Renton HS / Renton, WA., was dominate all season going 10-4 on the season in #1 singles - his only losses coming to players from 4-year schools. He was also 7-0 in regular season #1 doubles. Cruz won both his matches to capture the NWAC title and paired with teammate Stefano Wirawan to also take the #1 doubles title. Cruz is considering several 4-year schools for next season.