M. Tennis

Lenoir-Rhyne's David Richardson Named To The All-SAC Men's Tennis Preseason Second Team

Senior from Wake Forest, N.C., won five league singles contests and seven overall in 2012

Lenoir-Rhyne University senior David Richardson has been named to the 2013 South Atlantic Conference MenLenoir-Rhyne University senior David Richardson has been named to the 2013 South Atlantic Conference Men's Tennis Preseason Singles Second Team, league officials announced today.

Rock Hill, S.C. - 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

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