Solymosi Named Player of the Year, Goode Earns Coach of the Year

High Point, N.C. -- Sophomore Nandor Solymosi was selected Conference Carolinas Men's Tennis Player of the Year and First Team All Conference, teammates Shaun Sumner and Alek Mojski received Second Team All Conference, and fourth year head coach Paul Goode was named Coach of the Year as announced by Conference Carolinas officials at the league's tennis banquet Thursday evening. The banquet kicks off the Conference Tournament Championships co-hosted by Erskine College and the Sumter Palmetto Park Tennis Complex in Sumter, SC.

The Conference Carolinas All-Conference Teams were determined by vote from each Head Coach of participating league institutions. Nominations were collected and then voted upon by ballot and tallied to determine Player of the Year, Freshman of the Year, Coach of the Year, All-Conference First Team, All-Conference Second Team and All-Conference Second Team.

Nandor Solymosi of Drebecen, Hungary was twice named Conference Carolinas Player of the Week and finished the year 5-2 in conference play at the No. 1 singles position. Solymosi defeated the nation's No. 7 DII player at Anderson to help the team upset the No. 17 ranked team. He also defeated two Division I top spot players.

Shaun Summer (Burlington, N.C) finished the year 5-2 in conference and earned a Conference Carolinas Player of the Week award at the No. 3 spot, while Alek Mojski (Berlin, Germany) ended the regular season with 4-3 conference record at the No. 2 seed.

Coach Paul Goode led his team to the regular season Conference Carolinas Championship after his team stroked their way to an 8-0 Conference Carolinas record, improving from a fourth place finish in regular season play a year ago.

Player of the Year:
Nandor Solymosi, Lees-McRae

Freshman of the Year:
Christian Lee-Daigle, Queens

Coach of the Year:
Paul Goode, Lees-McRae

All-Conference First Team:
Nandor Solymosi, Lees-McRae
Thomas Ollivier, Limestone
Philip Pakebusch, Anderson
Stephane Murray, Anderson
Nemanja Brcan, Erskine
Christian Lee-Daigle, Queens

All-Conference Second Team:
Philip Lawson, Pfeiffer
Cesar Grobel, Barton
Shaun Sumner, Lees-McRae
Alexandre Queiros, Mount Olive
Alek Mojski, Lees-McRae
Miguel Lopez Zuniga, Limestone

All-Conference Third Team:
Phillippe Hogan, Limestone
Pierre-Alexander Desilets, Barton
Johan deWit, Pfeiffer
Murilo Pelegrino, Mount Olive
Angelo Ciarrochchi, Erskine