Five Huntingdon tennis players earn All-Conference

Five Huntingdon tennis players earn All-Conference

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Five Huntingdon tennis players were recognized as All-Conference with the release of the USA South All-Conference tennis teams.

On the men's side, sophomore Bobby Foroughian was a first-team selection and freshman Sebastian Riveros Florez was a second-team choice. On the women's side, sophomore Britni Thibodeau and junior Hannah Still both earned second-team honors and freshman Daniela Lozano was a third-team selection.

Foroughian (No. 1 singles) carried a 12-3 record into the conference tournament and is 24-8 in dual matches the past two seasons. Foroughian teamed with Zac Baldwin for a 13-2 record at No. 1 doubles in the regular season.

In his first season with the Hawks, Florez is 9-4 at No. 2 singles. In doubles, he is 10-4 with multiple teammates.

On the women's side, Thibodeau was 5-4 at No. 1 singles in regular-season conference matches and is 21-10 in dual matches the past two seasons.

Still is 12-2 in singles this season and has a career record of 45-8 in dual matches during the past three seasons. Still was 14-1 with multiple teammates in doubles during the regular season.

Lozano was 8-2 in conference play during the regular season and 10-5 overall. In doubles, she teamed with multiple players to post a 10-5 record.

Freshman Justin McQueen and freshman Elayne White were named to the All-Sportsmanship teams.

The complete All-Conference awards are listed below.





USA South All-Conference Men's Tennis Awards

Player of the Year: Duncan Miller, Methodist

Rookie of the Year: Matthew Metzger, Piedmont           

Coach of the Year: Mike Bonnell, Methodist


First Team

Taylor Buchholz, Methodist
Bobby Foroughian, Huntingdon
Peter Hviid, N.C. Wesleyan
Mikhail Konnov, N.C. Wesleyan
Matthew Metzger, Piedmont
Duncan Miller, Methodist


Second Team

Elias Kerem, N.C. Wesleyan
Greg Patterson, Methodist
Brett Piland, LaGrange
Sebastian Riveros Florez, Huntingdon
Alexander Terentiev, Averett
Eduardo Ugalde, N.C. Wesleyan


Third Team

Max Mancini, Methodist
Trey Martin, Piedmont
Connor Moncure, Ferrum
Nicolas Quevedo, Averett
Dillon Sullivan, Methodist
Ben Tolhurst, N.C. Wesleyan



Samu Rasila - Averett
Michael O'Brien- Covenant
Danny Khuorn- Ferrum
Tyler McLemore  - Greensboro
Justin McQueen - Huntingdon
Alex Glass - LaGrange
Keylan Myers - Maryville
Max Mancini - Methodist
Eilas Kerem - N.C. Wesleyan
Robbie Werner - Piedmont


USA South All-Conference Women's Tennis Awards

Player of the Year: Laura Baker, Methodist

Rookie of the Year: Natalia Lopez, N.C. Wesleyan            

Coach of the Year: Francie Barragan, Methodist


First Team

Laura Baker, Methodist
Isabella Graf, Methodist
Caroline Hunt, Meredith
Natalia Lopez, N.C. Wesleyan
Puja Patel, Meredith
Katie Sailors, Piedmont


Second Team

Caroline Brashier, LaGrange
Mary Lawrence Newton, Meredith
Abigail Randolph, Methodist
Gretchen Rowe, Covenant
Hannah Still, Huntingdon
Britni Thibodeau, Huntingdon


Third Team

Cailin Goff, Meredith
Daniela Lozano, Huntingdon
Sam Munze, Methodist
Gracie Smith, Covenant
Katie Stephens, Maryville
Viola Terschluse, Piedmont



Jewel Dale - Averett
Lindsay Geving - Covenant
Rachel Belcher - Ferrum
Paige Brown - Greensboro
Elayne White - Huntingdon
Morgan McDonald - LaGrange
Jochebed Koomson - Mary Baldwin
Mary Mac Alexander - Maryville
Cailin Goff - Meredith
Emily Talley - Methodist
Katie Beeman - N.C. Wesleyan
Ashley Fannon - Piedmont
Rachael Peoples - William Peace