Men's Tennis ITA All-America Team Announced
June 2, 2003
Skillman, N.J. - Stanford University's KC Corkery (Manhattan Beach, CA), Scott Lipsky (Merrick, NY) and David Martin (Tulsa, OK) were all named to the 2003 ITA Men's Tennis All-America Team as announced by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) on Friday.
Martin, a senior, earned his third career honor and was named an All-American for both singles and doubles. Martin finished out his Stanford career ranked No. 16 in singles and No. 2 in doubles. He teamed with Lipsky to advance to the NCAA semifinals of the doubles tournament.
Lipsky is also a three-time All-American, earning doubles honors for 2003. Lipsky and Martin finished the season ranked No. 2 in the final poll after advancing to the NCAA semifinals.
Corkery received his first All-American award for singles this season. He finished his freshman campaign ranked No. 42 and advanced to the third round of the NCAA Singles Championship.
NCAA champ Illinois, Stanford and Texas A&M led all schools with three players on the ITA All-America Team.
Players earn ITA All-America honors in singles and/or doubles based on their final ranking, advancement at the NCAA Championships and/or seeding at the NCAA Championships (exact criteria listed at bottom of release).
2003 ITA All-America Men's Team
Diego Acuna, Pepperdine (D)Romain Ambert, Mississippi State (S)Roger Anderson, Georgia Tech (D)Richard Barker, Rice (D)William Barker, Rice (S, D)Steve Berke, California (D)Nicolas Boeker, Georgia (S)Oscar Chow, Columbia (S)Tobias Clemens, UCLA (S)Andrew Colombo, Auburn (D)Lester Cook, Texas A&M (D)KC Corkery, Stanford (S)Amer Delic, Illinois (S)Benedikt Dorsch, Baylor (S, D)Catalin Gard, Mississippi (S)Calle Hansen, Pepperdine (D)Chad Harris, Vanderbilt (S)Alex Hartman, Mississippi (S)Bo Hodge, Georgia (S)Janne Holmia, Florida (S)Rameez Junaid, Auburn (S, D)Phillip King, Duke (D)Daniel Klemetz, Middle Tennessee (S)Michael Kogan, Tulane (S, D)Robert Kowalczyk, California (D)Scott Lipsky, Stanford (D)Ryan Livesay, Tulsa (D)Oliver Maiberger, San Diego State (S, D)David Martin, Stanford (S, D)Ante Matijevic, Texas A&M (D)Hamid Mirzadeh, Florida (S)Reiner Neurohr, Baylor (D)Ryan Newport, Texas A&M (S)Rajeev Ram, Illinois (S, D)Ryan Redondo, San Diego State (D)Bobby Reynolds, Vanderbilt (S)Victor Romero, Tulane (D)Seth Rose, South Carolina (S)Scott Schnugg, Georgia Tech (D)Dustin Taylor, Tulsa (D)Alex Vlaski, Washington (S)Todd Widom, Miami (Fla.) (S)Brian Wilson, Illinois (S, D)Jesse Witten, Kentucky (S)Michael Yani, Duke (D)
Criteria for selection: In order to receive ITA All-America status from the ITA, a player must meet one of the following criteria in their respective divisions:
Singles (denoted by 'S')
1.) Top 16 seed in NCAA Singles Championships, or
2.) Reach round of 16 in NCAA Singles Championships, or
3.) Finish in the Top 20 of the final Omni Hotels Collegiate Tennis Rankings.
Doubles (denoted by 'D')
1.) Top eight seed in NCAA Doubles Championships, or
2.) Reach quarterfinals of NCAA Doubles Championship, or
3.) Finish in Top 10 of final Omni Hotels Collegiate Tennis Rankings