April 18, 2007
Velazquez Named SAC Men's Tennis Player of the Year
ROCK HILL, SC -- Catawba College senior Jose Velazquez, who went 18-4 at No. 1 singles during the regular season, was named the 2007 South Atlantic Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Year. Velazquez (Santo Domingo, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC/Arroyo Hondo) was 5-1 in conference play.
Presbyterian’s Matthew Martin, who helped the Blue Hose win the regular season championship by going 15-3 overall and 14-3 at No. 2 singles, was named the Men’s Tennis Freshman of the Year. Newberry’s David Staniford, who led the Indians to a third-place SAC finish, the highest in school history, was named Men’s Tennis Coach of the Year.
2007 SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE MEN’S TENNIS AWARD WINNERS
Mike Swanson, Carson-Newman
Jose Velazquez, CATAWBA
Jon Allen, Mars Hill
Francisco Contreras, Mars Hill
Maxim Sukharev, Newberry
Matthew Martin, Presbyterian
Aaron Chapman, Presbyterian
Sergio Espinosa, Tusculum
Preston Sneed, Carson-Newman
Matt Stanley, Carson-Newman
Daryl Van Vuuren, Newberry
Andrew Lee, Presbyterian
Michael Nicol, Presbyterian
Pat Fediuk, Presbyterian
Carlos Garcia, Tusculum
Hendrik Ternieden, Wingate
PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Jose Velazquez, CATAWBA
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR – Matthew Martin, Presbyterian
COACH OF THE YEAR – David Staniford, Newberry
SAC SCHOLAR ATHLETE – Preston Sneed, Carson-Newman
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