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2009 NAIA Men's Tennis All-America Team

May 16, 2009
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May 16, 2009

 

KANSAS CITY, Mo.-- The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics released the 2009 NAIA Men's Tennis All-America Teams. The selections are made by the NAIA Men's Tennis Tournament Committee and comprises a First, Second and Honorable Mention Team.

There are 16 First Team selections, 16 Second Team selections and 15 Honorable Mention selections. California Baptist University and Auburn University Montgomery (Ala.) both finished with three First-Team selections, while Fabio Silva and Vicente Joli were named First-Team All-Americans to represent National Champion Fresno Pacific University (Calif.).


First Team All-America

Name

Institution

Yr.

Hometown

Carlos Bes Comeras

Embry-Riddle University (Fla.)

Sr.

Zaragoza, Spain

Matthijs Bolsius

Azusa Pacific University (Calif.)

Jr.

Schijndel, Netherlands

Remy Caffardo

Graceland (Iowa)

So.

Romans, France

Carlos Cirne-Lima

California Baptist

So.

Porto Alegre, Brazil

Alex Gonzales

Fresno Pacific University (Calif.)

Jr.

Barcelona, Spain

Jan Hoekzema

Embry-Riddle University (Fla.)

So.

Bonn, Germany

Michael Johnson

Auburn Montgomery (Ala.)

Jr.

Bradenton, Florida

Vicente Joli

Fresno Pacific University (Calif.)

Jr.

Valencia, Spain

Florian Lemke

Vanguard University (Calif.)

Jr.

Osuabruck, Germany

Jan Menzen

SCAD (Ga.)

Sr.

Bonn, Germany

Victor Sanaki Papi

Auburn University Montgomery (Ala.)

Sr.

Columbus, Georgia

Fabio Silva

Fresno Pacific University (Calif.)

Jr.

Rio De Janiero, Brazil

Thomas VanCouter

Oklahoma Christian University

So.

Villeneuve-Loubet, France

Martin Vaisse

California Baptist University

Fr.

Marseille, France

Alessandro Ventre

California Baptist University

Jr.

Rio Grande de Sul, Brazil

Curt Wheeler

Point Loma Nazarene University (Calif.)

Jr.

Salem, Oregon

         

 

Second Team All-America

Name

Institution

Yr.

Hometown

Maxime Adam

Fresno Pacific University (Calif.)

So.

Paris, France

Janosch Apelt

Azusa Pacific University (Calif.)

Fr.

Frankfurt, Germany

Adrian Bayh

Embry-Riddle University (Fla.)

Fr.

Stuttgart, Germany

Tino Brodar

Vanguard University (Calif.)

So.

Tann Switzerland

Augusto Elias

Concordia University-Irvine (Calif.)

Jr.

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Mike Green

Xavier University (La.)

Sr.

Port St. Lucie, Florida

Freddy Luciani

Lindsey Wilson College (Ky.)

Jr.

Venezuela

Rajko Mladenovic

Hope International University (Calif.)

Sr.

Belgrade, Serbia

Joel Myers

Point Loma Nazarene University (Calif.)

So.

Melbourne, Australia

Lucas Pereira

California Baptist University

Fr.

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Andrey Potapkin

Concordia University-Irvine (Calif.)

So.

Russia

Terry Richardson

Xavier University (La.)

Sr.

Ellenwood, Georgia

Fernando Ristow

Bethel College (Tenn.)

So.

Curitiba, Brazil

Fredric Sandberg

Vanguard University (Calif.)

Fr.

Boras Sweden

Monte Tucker

Auburn Montgomery (Ala.)

Sr.

Gulf Shores, Alabama

Brett Waite

Graceland University (Iowa)

Sr.

Des Peres, Missouri

         

               

Honorable Mention: Stan Atema, Berry College (Ga.), Kareem Berdai, Concordia University (Calif.), Olivier Fabre, Concordia University (Calif.), Bernardo Feitosa, Ohio Dominican University, Esteban Flores, Oklahoma Christian University, Marco Foelz, Fresno Pacific University (Calif.), Peter Francis, Embry-Riddle University (Fla.), Renardy Guelfi, Union College (Ky.), Anthony Hill, Union College (Ky.), Melvin Prada, Martin Methodist College (Tenn.), Francisco Redondo, Auburn Montgomery (Ala.), Charlie Rice, Embry-Riddle University (Fla.), Vinicius Santos, Martin Methodist College (Tenn.), Mathias Weber, Azusa Pacific University, Bozo Zaputovic, Baker University (Ks.)