The 12 girls on the 2016 Rolex Junior All-America First Team are from seven states and Thailand. Among the girls, Kaitlyn Papp and Alyaa Abdulghany are the only returners to the First Team, while Rolex Junior Player of the Year Tavatanakit and RuQing Guan are making their debuts as Rolex Junior All-Americans. Kristen Gillman is the lone 2016 grad on the team, earning honors for the fourth time and now competing for the University of Alabama.
Click below for Rolex Junior All-America First Team player profiles.
Girls – First Team
Girls – Second Team
Youngin Chun, Gainesville, Fla.
Hailee Cooper, Montgomery, Texas
Isabella Fierro, Merida, Mexico
Allyson Geer, Brighton, Mich.
Emilee Hoffman, Folsom, Calif.
Hailey Jones, Dallas, Texas
Xin (Cindy) Kou, Windermere, Fla.
Grace Ni, Cypress, Texas
Kelly Sim, Edgewater, N.J.
Elizabeth Wang, San Marino, Calif.
Kenzie Wright, McKinney, Texas
Lei (Angelina) Ye, Shanghai, China
Girls – Honorable Mention
Jenny Bae, Lawrenceville, Ga.
Addie Baggarly, Jonesborough, Tenn.
Jennifer Chang, Cary, N.C.
Jayna Choi, Collierville, Tenn.
Megan Furtney, South Elgin, Ill.
Kendall Griffin, Sebring, Fla.
Sabrina Iqbal, San Jose, Calif.
Aubree Jones, Covington, Tenn.
Gurleen Kaur, Houston, Texas
Auston Kim, St. Augustine, Fla.
Alexa Melton, Covina, Calif.
Ashley Menne, Surprise, Ariz.
Michaela Morard, Huntsville, Ala.
Yealimi Noh, Concord, Calif.
Calista Reyes, San Diego, Calif.
Karah Sanford, Escondido, Calif.
Brooke Sansom, Pike Road, Ala.
Rino Sasaki, Bradenton, Fla.
Brooke Seay, Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
Erica Shepherd, Greenwood, Ind.
Micheala Williams, Athens, Ala.
Kelsey Zeng, Orlando, Fla.
Rose Zhang, Irvine, Calif.
Katherine Zhu, San Jose, Calif.