KC Corkery, David Martin Invited To NCAA Singles Championship
May 7, 2003
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana - Stanford University senior David Martin (Tulsa, OK) and freshman KC Corkery (Manhattan Beach, CA) have been selected to participate in the 2003 NCAA Singles Championship on May 21-26 at the University of Georgia. In addition, seniors Scott Lipsky (Merrick, NY) and Martin have been chosen to compete in the NCAA Doubles Championship at Georgia.
Martin, who is seeded eighth in the 64-player field, will be making his third career appearance in the NCAA Singles Championship. He earned All-American honors in 2002 by advancing all the way to the semifinals at Texas A&M. This season, Martin is currently ranked eighth in the nation and is 31-9 overall and 17-5 in dual matches.
Corkery, who was named Pac-10 Freshman of the Year on Tuesday, has emerged as one of the top young players in the nation. The 49th-ranked Corkery is 26-4 overall and 18-1 in dual matches this season. He is in the midst of an 18-match singles winning streak that dates back to Feb. 14.
In addition, sophomore Sam Warburg (Sacramento, CA) has been chosen as the sixth of eight alternates for the NCAA Singles Championship. Warburg is 29-4 overall and 21-2 in duals this season.
Lipsky and Martin will be making their third appearance in the NCAA Doubles Championship in as many seasons. The seniors are seeded fourth in the 32-team draw after racking up a 26-8 overall record this season. Lipsky and Martin reached the semifinals in 2001 and the championship match in 2002 before falling in three sets.
Stanford has won a total of 13 NCAA Singles Championships, which ranks second in history, and 13 NCAA Doubles Championships, which ranks third.