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2011 NAIA Men's Tennis All-Americans Announced

Carlos Lima - Westmont (Calif.)
May 24, 2011
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the 2011 Men's Tennis All-Americans. Players were selected by the All-America committee. Thirty-two student-athletes were named to the First and Second Teams, while 21 others were named honorable mention selections.

Highlighting the 2011 honorees are Remy Caffardo of Graceland (Iowa) and Carlos Lima of Westmont (Calif.). Both Caffardo and Lima are four-time First-Team All-Americans. Also picking up All-American status for the fourth year is Embry-Riddle's (Fla.) Jan Hoekzema, who earned First-Team honors in 2009 and 2010 and Second-Team honors in 2008 and 2011.

National championship runner-up Embry-Riddle led the way with five All-Americans, including First-Team pick Chris Freeman and four Second-Team selections. Auburn Montgomery (Ala.), Fresno Pacific (Calif.) and Oklahoma Christian each had four honorees.

The 2011 All-America list is composed of eight seniors, nine juniors, eight sophomores and seven freshmen.

First Team      
Name School Class Hometown
Bruno Savi Auburn Montgomery (Ala.) So. Santana Do Livramento, Brazil
Boris Obama Auburn Montgomery (Ala.) So. Paris, France
Jochem Hoefnagels Azusa Pacific (Calif.) So. Asten, Netherlands
Janosch Apelt Azusa Pacific (Calif.) Jr. Frankfurt, Germany
Chris Freeman Embry-Riddle (Fla.) So. Costa Mesa, Calif.
Kirill Sinitsyn Fresno Pacific (Calif.) So. Toronto, Canada
Xavier Smith Fresno Pacific (Calif.) Jr. Visalia, Calif.
Cledson Carvalho Fresno Pacific (Calif.) Jr. Sao Paulo, Brazil
Remy Caffardo Graceland (Iowa) Sr. Romans, France
Martin Poboril Oklahoma Christian So. Pribam, Czech Republic
Thomas Van Cauter Oklahoma Christian Sr. Villenueve-Loubet, France
Bruno Tiberti Oklahoma Christian Fr. Argentina
Lucas Pereira Vanguard (Calif.) Jr. Sao, Paulo, Brazil
Carlos Lima Westmont (Calif.) Sr. Porto Allegre, Brazil
Bryan Cox Westmont (Calif.) Jr. Alamo, Calif.
Jody Claassen William Carey (Miss.) Fr. Cape Town, South Africa
Name School Class Hometown
Bence Toth Auburn Montgomery (Ala.) So. Budapest, Hungary
Loic Didavi Auburn Montgomery (Ala.) So. Cotonou, Benin
Andrey Potapkin Concordia (Calif.) Sr. Moscow, Russia
Patrick Besch Embry-Riddle (Fla.) Fr. Mainz, Germany
Jan Hoekzema Embry-Riddle (Fla.) Sr. Bonn, Germany
Peter Francis Embry-Riddle (Fla.) Jr. Hampshire, England
Simon Felix Embry-Riddle (Fla.) Fr. Geneva, Switzerland
Nathan Martinet Fresno Pacific (Calif.) Fr. Pau, France
Fabricio Morales Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) Fr. Cancun, Mexico
Vinicius Santos Martin Methodist (Tenn.) Jr. Passo Fundo, Brazil
Renardy Guelfi Oklahoma Christian Jr. Curitiba, Brazil
Joel Myers Point Loma Nazarene (Calif.) Sr. Melbourne, Australia
Yvon Haessig Union (Ky.) Fr. Vancouver, Canada
Nicolas Ernst Union (Ky.) Sr. Rietheim, Germany
Zach Taylor Xavier (La.) Jr. Monroe, La.
Hassan Abbas Xavier (La.) Sr. Saltaire, England
Honorable Mention      
Name School    
Aaron Hendrick Aquinas (Mich.)    
Nick Artaev Aquinas (Mich.)    
Zinelabidine Jouini Auburn Montgomery (Ala.)    
Claudio Andrade Auburn Montgomery (Ala.)    
Ben Eger Azusa Pacific (Calif.)    
Carlos Anton Campbellsville (Ky.)    
Bruno Santarelli Concordia (Calif.)    
Adrian Bayh Embry-Riddle (Fla.)    
Vladislav Khudziy Huntington (Ind.)    
Victor Saez Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)    
Andrews Moraes Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)    
Vyacheslav Bukatin McPherson (Kan.)    
Esteban Flores Oklahoma Christian    
Pier Pieracianni Oklahoma Christian    
Julian Kurz Olivet Nazarene (Ill.)    
Marek Ondruj Southwest (N.M.)    
Felipe Bedon Taylor (Ind.)    
Bartos Micher Union (Ky.)    
Toni Guata William Carey (Miss.)    
Thomas Rizk William Carey (Miss.)    
Steffen Giles-Osborn Xavier (La.)    

Championship Information

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