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FOUR RETRIEVER FRESHMEN EARN MEN'S TENNIS ALL CONFERENCE HONORS
Four Retriever men’s tennis freshmen have been named to the America East Conference Second Team in a vote of the league’s coaches.
The UMBC players honored were Irfan Shamasdin (
Shamasdin earned his All Conference award at #2 singles, where he compiled a 8-1 record after climbing to that slot midway through the season. He was 12-6 overall in the spring in singles competition and led the team with 21 total victories.
Ferreria, Hollowell, and Jackson were selected at #4, #5, and #6 singles respectively. Ferreria settled in at the #4 slot late in the season, compiling a 2-2 record there, after winning 7 of 11 singles matches at the #3 position. Hollowell (2-3, #5, 8-9 overall) and Jackson (2-1, #6, 10-8 overall) also moved down one spot each with the return of injured Mike Keller to the lineup at #3 in the in final weeks of the campaign.
Both the men’s (9-10) and women’s team’s (11-8) are the #3 seeds in this weekend’s tournament. The men take on #6