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L-R's Richardson Named All-SAC In Men's Tennis PDF Print
Written by Staff Reports   
Friday, 01 February 2013 08:26

Lenoir-Rhyne's David Richardson has been selected to the 2013 All-South Atlantic Conference Preseason Singles Second Team in men's tennis, league officials announced today. Richardson, a senior from Wake Forest, N.C., went 5-3 last year

in singles competition against conference foes and finished with seven singles victories overall. Richardson also added three more wins in doubles action including a league victory in 2012.
In the SAC Men's Tennis Preseason Coaches Poll, Wingate was picked to win the conference for the third consecutive year after receiving seven first-place votes while L-R was tenth in the voting. The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Tennis Team opens the 2013 season this Saturday against Young Harris in Young Harris, Ga., at 1:00 p.m.
Lenoir-Rhyne will then travel to Dahlonega, Ga., to face North Georgia on Sunday beginning at 1:00 p.m., to wrap up the season-opening weekend trip.  L-R's first home match is on Tuesday, February 12, against Wingate at 2:30 p.m. All of Lenoir-Rhyne's home matches take place at Hickory High School.


2013 South Atlantic Conference
Men's Tennis Preseason Coaches Poll
1. Wingate 79 (7)
2. Anderson 75 (3)
3. Lincoln Memorial 64
4t. Newberry 49
4t. Tusculum 49
6. Catawba 40
7. Mars Hill 33
8. Carson-Newman 30
9. Brevard 20
10. Lenoir-Rhyne 10


2013 All-South Atlantic Conference
Preseason Men's Tennis Teams
First-Team Singles
Phillip Hoffmann, Lincoln Memorial
Michael Saunders, Newberry
Lukas Winkelmann, Tusculum
Lucas Simm, Mars Hill
Euquerio Guerrero, Mars Hill
Vinicius Botelho, Newberry


First-Team Doubles
Michael Saunders/Vinicius Botelho, Newberry
Marcelo Alvim/Will Sparks, Lincoln Memorial
Cal Loveridge/Carlos Nicolopulos, Newberry


Second-Team Singles
Neal Towlson, Wingate
Marcelo Alvim, Lincoln Memorial
Alexey Minevskiy, Lincoln Memorial
Daniel Gonzales, Anderson
Krystoff Gulbinovic, Anderson
David Richardson, Lenoir-Rhyne


Second-Team Doubles
Euqueirio Guerrero/Lucas Simm, Mars Hill
Paul Birdsong/Derek Hoidway, Carson-Newman
Alex Macdonald/Matthew Nicholson, Catawba


Photo Courtesy: David Richardson, L-R Athletics

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