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Patch Named Honorable Mention All-SAC in Men's Tenns

ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSac.com) -- The South Atlantic Conference announced its 2017 Men’s Tennis postseason awards on Wednesday and Catawba senior Michael Patch (Great Missenden, England) earned honorable mention singles honors.  Queen’s Jules Athalis was voted the 2017 South Atlantic Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Year, while teammate Paolo Bompieri was voted the League’s Freshman of the Year.  In addition, Queen’s mentor Billy Boykin was tabbed the Coach of the Year.
 
Patch posted an 11-10 mark for Catawba this season, playing the #1 position.  In league play, Patch compiled a 5-6 mark.  Three of his singles win came in three sets, including the clinching point in a 5-4 win over Belmont Abbey as he came back from a set down.

Athalis posted a 10-2 overall record to go along with a 7-1 South Atlantic Conference slate at the No. 1 flight.  In doubles action, Athalis and his partners combined to go 7-1 overall and 6-1 in the SAC. 
Bompieri was 11-3 overall and 9-1 in SAC matches primarily at the No. 2 flight.  Boykin guided his Royals to their first-ever SAC Regular Season Championship and a 14-1 overall record.
 
 
2017 SAC Men’s Tennis All-SAC Teams and Award Winners

First Team Singles
Jules Athalis, Queens
Filippo Pezzoli, Wingate
Edison Ambarzumjan, Newberry
Ignacio Bidegain, Anderson
Joao Pedro Oliveira, Carson-Newman
Paolo Bompieri, Queens
 
Second Team Singles
Daniel Belsito, Wingate
Xavier Marti, Lincoln Memorial
Tomas Kmetko, Tusculum
Hamed Gandouz, Lenoir-Rhyne
Theo Dessacs, Wingate
Yago Fernandez, Tusculum (T)
Jordan Monosky, Newberry (T)
 
Honorable Mention Singles
Agustin Aran Martin, Queens
Nicolas Ascarrunz, Anderson
Juan Carracedo, Anderson
Michael Patch, Catawba
Tomas Hons, Lenoir-Rhyne
 
First Team Doubles
Josh DuToit/Daniel Belsito, Wingate
Nicolas Ascarrunz/Jeffrey Dayton Anderson
PaoloBompieri/Andor Vas, Queens (T)
Joao Pedro Oliveira/Gabriel Dabdab, Carson-Newman (T)
 
Second Team Doubles
Tyler Schofer/Amir Zari, Wingate (T)
Sebastian Meum/Giovanni Setti, Queens (T)
Edison Ambarzumjan/Joran Monosky, Newberry (T)
Xavier Marti/Josh Peress, Lincoln Memorial (T)
 
Honorable Mention Doubles
Yago Fernandez/David Siegle, Tusculum
 
 Player of the Year: Jules Athalis, Queens
 Freshman of the Year: Paolo Bompieri, Queens
 Coach of the Year: Billy Boykin, Queens

Today's Events

Cross Country @ SAC Championships, 9:00
Volleyball @ Tusculum, 12:30VideoStats
Swimming @ Wingate, 2:00
Football @ Tusculum, 2:30AudioVideoStats
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM, 5:00VideoStats
Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM, 7:30VideoStats

Calendar

«November 2017»
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November 1

Volleyball vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 7 p.m.

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November 3

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 1)

Soccer (W) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinals)

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (Semifinal)

Volleyball @ Queens 7 p.m.

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November 4

Cross Country @ NCAA II Southeast Regional

Swimming @ Emory Invite (Day 2)

Football vs. NEWBERRY 1:30 p.m.

Volleyball @ Wingate 2 p.m.

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November 5

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

Soccer (W) @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

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November 7

Volleyball vs. COKER 6:30 p.m.

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November 10

Basketball (M) vs. Francis Marion 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. Mount Olive 2 p.m.

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November 11

Volleyball @ Newberry 11 a.m.

Football vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 1:30 p.m.

Basketball (W) vs. Barton 4:30 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ UNC Pembroke 7 p.m.

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November 14

Volleyball in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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November 15

Basketball (W) @ Fayetteville St. 6 p.m.

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November 17

Volleyball @ SAC Tournament (Semifinal)

Basketball (M) @ Albany State 7 p.m.

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November 18

Volleyball @ SAC Tournament (Championship)

Basketball (W) @ Bowie St. 1 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. Montevallo 3 p.m.

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November 20

Basketball (W) vs. CHOWAN 6 p.m.

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November 21

Basketball (M) @ Winston-Salem St. 7 p.m.

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November 24

Basketball (W) @ UNC Wilmington (Exhib.) 4 p.m.

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November 29

Basketball (W) @ Queens 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Queens 8 p.m.

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