Two Clippers from the Women's tennis team and three from the men's tennis team were honored by the ITA (Intercollegiate Tennis Association) with East Region Awards.
From the Women's Tennis team, Cristina Oliveira was named as they East Region Women's Senior Player of the Year. Cristina is 13-0 in singles and 14-1 in doubles for the 2009-2010 season. Cristina was also named CACC Player of the Year in the teams inaugural season with the conference. Cristina has helped lead the team through the confernce on their way to their first CACC Championship and now the team heads back to the NCAA Sweet 16.
Kylene Murray, the Women's Tennis Team Assistant Coach, has been named as the East Region Women's Assistant Coach of the Year. Murray, has been the assistant for the women's team for many years now and also was a former player at Concordia.
On the men's side, Andreas Lindell, was named the East Region Male Rookie of the Year. With an 18-2 singles record and a 21-4 doubles record, Lindell certainly left a mark on the court. Known to be quick on the court, Lindell has earned 4 CACC Rookie of the Week and has helped lead the team through the CACC as they went undefeated in the conference collecting their first CACC Championship. Lindell continues to play well as the team heads back to the NCAA Sweet 16 on their quest for a National Championship.
Alex Grubin was named as the East Region Senior Player of the Year. Alex is currently 13-3 in singles and 20-1 in doubles as he leads the team back to the NCAA Tournament. Alex has collected other ITA awards as he was named the Player to watch in his freshman year. Alex is also ranked as the #1 Player in the Region and is one half of the #1 doubles team in the region as well.
Lastly, Dan Rockhill was named as the East Region Men's Assistant Coach of the Year. Rockhill, the assistant for the men's team, as been in that position for 11 years now and has earned this award several times. Rockhill not only is a coach but is also a former player for Concordia.