The Lees-McRae College Men's Tennis team has been picked to finish seventh this season, announced by the Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference this afternoon. Two Bobcats were named to the CVAC's Preseason's Players to Watch list.
Head Coach Paul Goode, (pictured top left), returns one player from last season's team in Ricardo Velazquez. Four freshman along with three sophomore transfers will don the Green and Gold for the Bobcats this year. Sophomore Alek Mojski and Shean Sumner were named to the CVAC's Preseason Players to Watch List.
Anderson University claimed seven of the ten first place votes and were picked as the preseason favorite. Barton College took three first place votes and were picked second while Limestone College rounded out the top three.
The full press release can be viewed at www.cvac.net.
CVAC Pre-Season Coaches Poll (1st place votes in parenthesis)
1. Anderson University (7) 78
2. Barton College (3) 73
3. Limestone College 65
4. Mount Olive College 57
5. Pfeiffer University 41
6. Queens University of Charlotte 40
7. Lees-McRae College 35
8. Erskine College 29
9. Coker College 22
10. St. Andrews Presbyterian College 10
2007 CVAC "Preseason Players to Watch" List
(As selected by the member institutions)
Name: School: Year: Highlights:
Carlos Sanches Anderson Sr. '06 All-CVAC 1st Team
Srikrishna Ramanathan Anderson Jr.
Brent Ching Barton Sr. '06 All-CVAC 1st Team,Fall singles champ
Robert Jenner Barton Sr. '06 All-CVAC 1st Team
Nikola Andjelic Barton Sr. '06 All-CVAC 2nd Team
Duncan Grew Coker Sr. Two-time All-CVAC Honorable Mention
Tim Morton Coker Sr.
Guilherme Rebollo Erskine
Alek Mojski Lees-McRae So.
Sean Sumner Lees-McRae So.
Peter Elsborg Limestone So. '06 All-CVAC Hon. Mention
Christian Warnholtz Limestone Fr.
Guillherme Serra Mount Olive Jr. Two-time All-CVAC Hon. Mention
A.J. Flores Pfeiffer So.
Frank Pouchet Pfeiffer Fr.
Vivek Yadav Queens Jr. '06 All-CVAC 2nd Team
Jonathan O'Rourke Queens Fr.