May 2, 2012

Four Tigers Earn Tennis All-ODAC

FOREST, VA – Four Tiger tennis players were recently named Third-Team All-ODAC. One singles player was honored along with two doubles teams.

Ryan Davis (Roanoke, VA / Cave Spring) earned the nod at #4 singles. Davis finished the season 7-6 overall and a 6-3 mark in ODAC play. He went 6-4 at the #4 seed this season with a 5-2 mark in ODAC play at the position. Kevin Calhoun (Richmond, VA / Mills Godwin) and Ian Sammler (Petersburg, VA / Prince George) took home third team honors at #1 doubles. The tag team boasted a 7-3 overall record and a 5-2 mark in ODAC competition. Franklin Bowers (New Bern, NC / Arendell Parrott Academy) and Davis rounded out the honors at #2 doubles, finish the year 6-5 overall and 4-3 in ODAC contests.

Randolph-Macon's Mederick Ceril and Washington & Lee's Hayden White earned Co-Player of the Year. R-MC's Wayne Vaughn took home Coach of the Year while Ceril won Rookie of the Year as a junior competing in tennis for his first season. White earned Scholar Athlete of the Year, and Randolph-Macon won the Team Sportsmanship Award.

2012 ALL-ODAC MEN'S TENNIS TEAMS
ODAC Co- Player of the Year: Mederick Ceril, Jr., Randolph-Macon
ODAC Co- Player of the Year: Hayden White, Jr., Washington and Lee
ODAC Coach of the Year: Wayne Vaughn, Randolph-Macon
ODAC Rookie of the Year: Mederick Ceril, Jr., Randolph-Macon
ODAC/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete: Hayden White, Jr., Washington and Lee
Team Sportsmanship Award: Randolph-Macon College

All-ODAC First Team
#1 Singles: Mederick Ceril, Jr., Randolph-Macon
#1 Singles: Hayden White, Jr., Washington and Lee
#2 Singles: Taylor Shamshiri, Fr., Washington and Lee
#2 Singles: Turner Votipka, Fr., Guilford
#3 Singles: Jeremy Becht, Sr., Washington and Lee
#4 Singles: Michael Freeman, Sr., Washington and Lee
#5 Singles: Christopher Hu, Fr., Washington and Lee
#6 Singles: Ben Fass, Sr., Washington and Lee
#1 Doubles: Adam Henderson (Jr.)/Matt Nelson (Jr.), Emory & Henry
#2 Doubles: Taylor Shamshiri (Fr.)/Hayden White (Jr.), Washington and Lee
#3 Doubles: Jeremy Becht (Sr.)/Christopher Hu (Fr.), Washington and Lee

All-ODAC Second Team
#1 Singles: Tyler Mercier, So., Guilford
#2 Singles: Chip Wintringham, Sr., Emory & Henry
#3 Singles: Clayton Hamilton, Sr., Guilford
#4 Singles: Evan Stack, Fr., Bridgewater
#5 Singles: Christian Lynn, Fr., Bridgewater
#6 Singles: Sam Churchill, So., Bridgewater
#1 Doubles: Evan Stack (Fr.)/Brandon Larsen (Fr.), Bridgewater
#2 Doubles: Chip Wintringham (Sr.)/Mike Young (Sr.), Emory & Henry
#3 Doubles: Mike Cable (Fr.)/Brent Floyd (Sr.), Bridgewater

All-ODAC Third Team
#1 Singles: Peter Hawkins, Jr., Bridgewater
#2 Singles: Brandon Larsen, Fr., Bridgewater
#3 Singles: Brent Floyd, Sr., Bridgewater
#4 Singles: Ryan Davis, Sr., Hampden-Sydney
#5 Singles: Frank Donnelly, Sr., Randolph-Macon
#6 Singles: Joe Cox, Jr., Randolph-Macon
#1 Doubles: Kevin Calhoun (Sr.)/Ian Sammler (Sr.), Hampden-Sydney
#2 Doubles: Peter Hawkins (Jr.)/Christian Lynn (Fr.), Bridgewater
#3 Doubles: Franklin Bowers (Jr.)/Ryan Davis (Sr.), Hampden-Sydney