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Patriots Dominate All-ASC Tennis Teams

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May 18, 2012

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
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May 17, 2012

The American Southwest Conference has announced the 2012 all-conference tennis teams, as voted on by the league's head coaches, and the UT Tyler Patriots have made quite the showing after going undefeated in conference play and winning the ASC titles.

The UT Tyler women, led by freshman Amy Friesenhahn who was named the East Division's Most Valuable Player and Freshman of the Year, swept the Division's superlative honors. Jennifer Payne was selected the Newcomer of the Year and Sydni Hermsdorf was voted Sportsmanship Athlete of the Year. Head coach Chris Bizot was named the Division's Coach of the Year.

On the men's side, six individuals - Kevin Singer, Edward Timponi, Rob Hodous, Kevin Wright, Doug Kierstead and Joey Hendrie - along with the doubles pair of Ryan Spencer and Singer, were selected to the All-Conference Team. More…
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