2016-17 Men's Tennis News

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    March 24, 2017
    Mary Washington Unanimous Pick in CAC Men's Tennis Preseason Poll Mary Washington was once again the unanimous choice to sit atop the CAC this spring in a preseason vote among the conference men's tennis coaches. The Eagles, who are seeking their 18th straight CAC crown this season, received seven first-place votes and 49 points to land atop the poll.
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    March 22, 2017
    Salisbury Freshman Patrick MacLean Named CAC Men's Tennis Player of the Week Salisbury freshman Patrick MacLean was named the CAC Men's Tennis Player of the Week after posting a 4-0 week in a pair of Sea Gull victories in California. MacLean won 6-1, 6-3 at No. 3 singles in a team win over previously-unbeaten Hampden-Sydney, and earned a 6-4, 6-7(5-7), 6-1 win at No. 4 singles against St. Lawrence. In doubles play, he earned two wins, topping his HSC opponents 9-8 (7-5) at No. 2, teaming with freshman Matthew Ryan, and winning 8-6 with senior Grant Hudson at No. 2 against St. Lawrence.
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    March 14, 2017
    Christopher Newport Sophomore Nicholas Ruzicka Claims CAC Men's Tennis Weekly Award Christopher Newport sophomore Nicholas Ruzicka was tabbed as the CAC Men's Tennis Player of the Week after registering a 2-1 mark in singles and a 3-1 mark in doubles during the Captains spring trip to California. Playing at No. 6 singles, Ruzicka defeated Chapman's Len Kamemoto (6-1, 6-3), and Cal Lutheran's Sebastian Ariza (6-2, 6-1), before falling to No. 18 Redlands' No. 6, Avery Davis (7-5, 6-3). He also won three of his four doubles matchups at the No. 3 position. Ruzicka and Michael Dodd captured wins against Chapman and Redlands, and he teamed with Arttu Fiva for a victory against Cal Lutheran.
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    March 07, 2017
    Southern Virginia Freshman Tanner Bassett Receives CAC Men's Tennis Weekly Honors Southern Virginia freshman Tanner Basset was selected as the CAC Men's Tennis Player of the Week after powering the Knights to a 2-0 week, posting unbeaten marks in singles and doubles. Against Virginia Union, he teamed with Jake Fisher for an 8-0 win at No. 2 doubles, before securing a 6-0, 6-0 victory at No. 2 singles. In a 5-4 team win over Ferrum, Bassett notched again teamed with Fisher for an 8-4 win at No. 2 doubles, securing the only doubles win for the Knights. In singles, he recorded another 6-0, 6-0 victory to help the Knights to the team win. Basset has posted 6-0 wins in five of his last seven singles sets.
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    February 28, 2017
    Mary Washington Senior Brandon Griffin Named CAC CAC Men's Tennis Player of the Week Mary Washington senior Brandon Griffin was named the CAC Men's Tennis Player of the Week after leading 27th-ranked Mary Washington to four wins last weekend, including victories over nationally-ranked Stevens and Sewanee.
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    February 21, 2017
    Christopher Newport Junior David Reed Named CAC CAC Men's Tennis Player of the Week Christopher Newport junior David Reed was honored as the CAC Men's Tennis Player of the Week after winning a pair of matches against nationally-ranked opponents in singles play. Reed defeated 29th-ranked Mark Fallati (7-5, 5-7, 6-2) from 26th-ranked Swarthmore, then took down 40th-ranked Zach Hewlin (4-6, 7-6, 10-7) from 24th-ranked Whitman. He also teamed with Justin Cerny to down another nationally-ranked opponent, 20th-ranked Fallati and Josh Powell from Swarthmore, by a score of 8-5. Reed helped the Captains go 2-1 over the weekend with 5-4 wins over No. 26 Swarthmore and Haverford.
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    October 11, 2016
    Christopher Newport Junior Justin Cerny Earns Second Straight CAC Men's Tennis Weekly Honor Christopher Newport junior Justin Cerny nabbed CAC Men's Tennis Player of the Week honors for the second straight week after picking up a match-clinching victory as the last player on the court in a 5-4 win against nationally-ranked Oberlin.
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    October 04, 2016
    Christopher Newport Junior Justin Cerny Named CAC Men's Tennis Player of the Week Christopher Newport junior Justin Cerny collected CAC Men's Tennis Player of the Week honors after advancing to the quarterfinals of both the singles and doubles championship draws at the ITA Southeast Regional Championships. Cerny went 3-1 in singles as the No. 5 seed and 2-1 in doubles with a first-round bye as the No. 5 seed along with partner David Reed.
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    September 27, 2016
    Mary Washington Junior Nolan Perugini Earns CAC Men's Tennis Weekly Award Mary Washington junior Nolan Perugini was named the CAC Men's Tennis Player of the Week after starting the year 6-1 in singles and 5-1 in doubles, primarily against Division I competition.
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    August 12, 2016
    Aaron Wilf Named Frostburg State Tennis Coach Frostburg State director of athletics Troy A. Dell has announced that Aaron Wilf has been hired as the head coach of the Bobcat men's and women's tennis teams.