Emory & Henry Men’s Tennis Places Six On All-ODAC Teams

FOREST, Va. – The Emory & Henry College Men's Tennis Team has seen six of its players named to the All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference teams, ODAC officials announced Thursday. Each of the six singles flights and the top two doubles teams were chosen for all-league honors.

Freshman James Keighley (Heswall, Mercyside, ENGLAND) and senior Webster Gilley (Bristol, Tenn.) were named to the All-ODAC Second Team at No. 1 and No. 5 singles, respectively, and were honored as a duo at No. 2 doubles with second-team laurels.

Seniors Matt Nelson (Galax, Va.) and Adam Henderson (Abingdon, Va.) earned All-ODAC Second Team honors as well for their season at No. 1 doubles.

Nelson (No. 3) and Henderson (No. 4) picked up recognition in singles play as well, being named to the all-league third team. Freshman Alex Minasyan (Moscow, RUSSIA) and senior Zach Eccher (Madison, Ala.) were also selected All-ODAC Third Team for No. 2 singles and No. 6 singles, respectively.

Five different players reached double-digit wins in singles matches while all three doubles pairings won at least 10 matches. Nelson claimed a grand total of 30 victories on the year across all competition.

On the year, Emory & Henry posted a 14-4 record with an 8-2 mark in ODAC play. The Wasps won 12 of 13 matches during a stretch during the year.

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2013 ALL-ODAC MEN'S TENNIS TEAMS 

All-ODAC First Team
#1 Singles:
Peter Hawkins, Sr., Bridgewater
#1 Singles: Hayden White, Sr., Washington and Lee
#2 Singles: Brandon Larsen, So., Bridgewater
#2 Singles: Taylor Shamshiri, So., Washington and Lee
#3 Singles: Michael Holt, Fr., Washington and Lee
#4 Singles: Chris Hu, So., Washington and Lee
#5 Singles: Brian Krouskos, Fr., Washington and Lee
#6 Singles: Vincent Kim, Jr., Washington and Lee
#1 Doubles: Drew Tomajczyk, Fr., and Graham Wilson, Fr., Virginia Wesleyan
#1 Doubles: Michael Holt, Fr., and Taylor Shamshiri, So., Washington and Lee
#2 Doubles: Chris Hu, So., and Hayden White, Sr., Washington and Lee
#3 Doubles: Sam Churchill, Jr., and Peter Hawkins, Sr., Bridgewater

All-ODAC Second Team
#1 Singles: James Keighley, Fr., Emory & Henry
#1 Singles: Graham Wilson, Fr., Virginia Wesleyan
#2 Singles: James Lee, Sr., Roanoke
#3 Singles: Evan Stack, So., Bridgewater
#4 Singles: Christian Lynn, So., Bridgewater
#5 Singles: Webster Gilley, Sr., Emory & Henry
#6 Singles: Sam Churchill, Jr., Bridgewater
#1 Doubles: Brandon Larsen, So., and Evan Stack, So., Bridgewater
#1 Doubles: Adam Henderson, Sr., and Matt Nelson, Sr., Emory & Henry
#2 Doubles: Webster Gilley, Sr., and James Keighley, Fr., Emory & Henry
#3 Doubles: Tyler Chang, Fr., and Lawrence Hunter, Fr., Virginia Wesleyan

All-ODAC Third Team
#1 Singles:
Turner Votipka, So., Guilford
#2 Singles: Alex Minasyan, Fr., Emory & Henry
#3 Singles: Matt Nelson, Sr., Emory & Henry
#4 Singles: Adam Henderson, Sr., Emory & Henry
#5 Singles: Ian Webster, Jr., Roanoke
#6 Singles: Zach Eccher, Sr., Emory & Henry
#1 Doubles: Matt Kessler, Fr., and James Lee, Sr., Roanoke
#2 Doubles: Mike Cable, So., and Christian Lynn, So., Bridgewater
#3 Doubles: John Kirby, Fr., Brian Krouskos, Fr., Washington and Lee

ODAC Player of the Year: Hayden White, Sr., Washington and Lee
ODAC Coach of the Year: David Detwiler, Washington and Lee
ODAC Rookie of the Year: Graham Wilson, Fr., Virginia Wesleyan
ODAC/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete: Hayden White, Sr., Washington and Lee

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