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2014 MEN’S TENNIS

TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 2013/14 Roster Season Preview The Coast Guard Academy Coast Guard Superintendent Director of Athletics Athletics Facilities Strength & Conditioning Staff Directory

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Coast Guard Tennis Coaching Staff Player Bios Review & History 2013/14 Schedule

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The 2014 Men’s Tennis Media Guide is a publication of the Coast Guard Academy’s Athletic Media Relations Office.

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2014 COAST GUARD SOPHOMORE WESTON FORTNA

2014 NUMERICAL ROSTER

ROSTER

Name Kumar Brunhart Josh Fischer Weston Fortna Mark Guentert Townsend Hirst Bruce Kim David Leemon Jon Lightner Harrison Ling Alex Mead Robert Renfrow

Cl. Sr. Sr. So. So. So. Fr. Jr. Jr. Fr. Jr. So.

Hometown Chardon, Ohio Roanoke, Texas Lebanon, Pa. Lilburn, Ga. Virginia Beach, Va. Honolulu, Hi. Odenton, Md. Stuttgart, GERMANY Johns Creek, Ga. Morristown, N.J. Leonardtown, Md.

Staff Head Coach Jim Hazlin (8th Season) Assistant Coaches Mike Turdo Captains

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2014 SPRING PREVIEW The Coast Guard men’s tennis team will kick off the 2013/14 season on Saturday, March 22nd when they host Branceis at 1:00 pm. Jim Hazlin will be charged with leading the Bears again this season, his eighth season at the helm. He will be assisted by former cadet-athlete Mike Turdo. The Bears will be looking to bounce back from a tough 2012/13 season that saw them finish up with a 4-12 record (1-4 NEWMAC). The team is very young this season and will be led by a trio of sophomores. Mark Guentert and Weston Fortna who spent the duration of last season as number one doubles partners. Guentert also plays number one singles while Fortna is the Bears number three singles player. Robert Renfrow rounds out the top three and has spent the fall and winter seasons playing number two singles and doubles for the Bears.

In their fall season, Coast Guard fell to Holy Cross and Trinity in dual matches. When the winter season came around the Bears opened by losing to Mid-Atlantic powerhouse Vassar before rebounding to beat Holy Cross two weeks later. The Bears have improved throughout the season and, more importantly, have picked up significant experience for their young group. Coast Guard has just two seniors and two juniors on the roster, just one of whom - Lightner - plays in the top five on the singles side. Coast Guard will once again play one of the most challenging schedules in the region which should prepare them for the rigors of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference. Within the conference, Coast Guard will take on national power MIT along with Wheaton, Springfield, Babson, and Clark as well as NEWMAC-newcomer Emerson.

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Junior Jon Lightner and freshman Bruce Kim have split time between number four and number five singles for the Bears this season with each seeing time paired with Renfrow at number two doubles. Coast Guard has gained a lot of experience for their younger group of players in the non-traditional season highlighted by a pair of tournaments cohosted with Connecticut College.

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COAST GUARD ACADEMY One of the smallest of the five U.S. Military Academies Four-Year Bachelor’s of Science degree program Founded in 1876 aboard the schooner Dobbin Highly selective admissions standards No tuition, traditional application process No congressional nomination necessary Education includes academics, physical fitness, character and leadership development 85 percent of graduates choose to serve beyond their five-year commitment Two graduates have been NASA Astronauts 80 percent of graduates go to graduate school (most paid for by Coast Guard

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COAST GUARD QUICK FACTS The Coast Guard Academy has 23 Intercollegiate sports (11 men’s, 9 women’s, 3 co-ed) The Bears have been members of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) in 15 sports since 1999 Coast Guard has won NEWMAC championships in Volleyball, Men’s Swimming, Men’s Basketball, Women’s Crew and Softball Teams have competed in the ECAC Championship tournament in men’s soccer, men’s basketball, women’s basketball, baseball and softball in the past five years The Bears have advanced to the NCAA Tournament Elite 8 in both Volleyball (2006) and Men’s Basketball (2007-08) COAST GUARD ACADEMY CORPS OF CADETS DEMOGRAPHICS - about 1,000 cadets enrolled - 48 states and 11 foreign nations represented - 100% of students housed on campus - 20 NCAA Division III athletic teams - 31% of cadets are women - 22% of cadets are minorities - 1 faculty member for every 8 students - 19 Cadets in an average class

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REAR ADMIRAL SANDRA L. STOSZ ACADEMY SUPERINTENDENT THIRD YEAR Rear Admiral Sandra L. Stosz assumed the duties of the 40th Superintendent of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, June 3, 2011. She reported to the Academy after serving as the Director of Reserve and Leadership at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C. There she was responsible for developing policies to recruit, train and support approximately 8,100 Coast Guard Reservists.

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Rear Admiral Stosz is a surface operations officer with 12 years at sea, including command of two cutters – an icebreaking tug on the Great Lakes and a medium endurance cutter that patrolled North Atlantic and Caribbean waters. She and her crews executed many of the Coast Guard’s 11 missions such as drug and alien migrant interdiction, fisheries enforcement, search and rescue, polar and domestic icebreaking and ports and waterways security. Between sea duty tours Rear Admiral Stosz specialized in personnel and resource management and program review. She served tours of duty as Chief of Officer Assignments and as Program Reviewer and Acquisition Funds Coordinator for Coast Guard major systems acquisitions, including the 225-foot buoy tenders and 87-foot coastal patrol boats. She broadened her experience as the Secretary of Transportation’s military assistant and years later as the Commandant’s executive assistant. She has served as Commanding Officer of the Coast Guard’s recruit training center in Cape May, New Jersey and as Director of Coast Guard Enterprise Strategic Management and Doctrine where she was responsible for aligning enterprise level strategic and management functions with the Commandant’s strategic intent. Rear Admiral Stosz graduated from the Coast Guard Academy in 1982 with a bachelor of science degree in Government. She was awarded a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University’s J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management in 1994. In 2000 she completed an executive fellowship in national security through the MIT Seminar XXI program, and she earned a Master of National Security Strategy from the National War College in 2004. In 2009 she attended the Navy’s Executive Business Course at University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler business school. Rear Admiral Stosz’s personal awards include three Legion of Merit Medals, four Meritorious Service Medals, two Coast Guard Commendation Medals and two Coast Guard Achievement Medals.

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TIM FITZPATRICK DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS THIRD YEAR Tim Fitzpatrick just completed his second academic year as Director of Athletics at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, and on his watch the USCGA’s athletic program has seen growth in several key areas. In addition to securing a comprehensive, five-year shoe and apparel agreement with adidas America for the academy’s 21 NCAA sports, has overseen a rebranding initiative that has resulted in new logos and marks and created an athletic booster organization (the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Bear Club). Under Fitzpatrick’s guidance, the department produced its first-ever women’s professional development seminar (the Women’s LeadHERship Symposium) for female USCGA athletic staff members as well as attendees from colleges and universities throughout New England, and has launched an external program for sale of corporate sponsorships and partnerships. Fitzpatrick was the Director of Athletics at Texas A&MCorpus Christi for two years prior to his arrival at USCGA, after spending the previous four years as the Deputy Athletic Director at Indiana University. At Texas A&M – Corpus Christi, Fitzpatrick secured major gifts for construction of a new outdoor tennis center, as well as renovation of the university’s baseball and softball stadiums. He additionally served on the NCAA’s Division I Women’s Basketball Issues Committee while in south Texas, and executed a strategic plan which increased the department’s corporate sponsorship revenue by nearly 40%.

Additionally, he negotiated a 6-year, $21,000,000 shoe and apparel agreement with adidas America and administered the Hoosiers’ multi-media partnerships with Learfield Sports and the Big Ten Network. During his tenure, Indiana realized a ticket sales revenue increase of 15-percent over annual budgeted projections. Fitzpatrick came to IU after spending the previous five years as COO and associate athletics director for external operations at the U.S. Military Academy. Fitzpatrick directed a fundraising effort that saw Army’s “A Club” donor base grow from 750 to 6,700 and annual giving grow from $500,000

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He arrived at West Point from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, where he served as the associate athletics director for external affairs and executive director of the athletic foundation. Fitzpatrick’s work at Charlotte resulted in a 26-percent increase in annual gifts and a 39-percent increase in planned gifts. Prior to Army and Charlotte, Fitzpatrick served in a similar role at the University of Pittsburgh. In addition to serving as the men’s basketball sport administrator, he directed a staff that generated a school record $1.4 million in sponsorship revenue and a $125,000 increase in annual giving. Fitzpatrick was a senior associate athletics director at the University of North Texas from May 1994 to June 1996. He was instrumental in UNT’s transition from NCAA Division I-AA football to the Big West Conference, and during the 1994 football season, North Texas was one of three programs nationally to have every football game televised in its home market. This local television package generated more than $700,000 in corporate sponsorship revenue. He gained considerable experience as Assistant Commissioner of the Southwest Conference from 199294. Fitzpatrick negotiated a $2.25 million, three-year men’s basketball tournament title sponsorship with the Dr. Pepper Company, and he also oversaw the league’s national and local television syndication efforts. Fitzpatrick began his athletic administration career as the assistant marketing director at Army before moving on to Virginia Commonwealth as the director of marketing and Ticket Sales (1984-87) and Assistant Athletics Director for Marketing and Public Relations from 1987-92. A 1981 graduate of Hampden-Sydney College with a bachelor’s degree in English, Fitzpatrick earned his master’s degree in sports administration from Ohio University in 1982. Tim is married to Kerry Marks, and they have a son, James.

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DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS

While at Indiana, he was responsible for internal administration of the department, oversaw capital construction and facilities management, and had oversight of the football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball programs. Additionally, Fitzpatrick managed IU’s external units, including marketing, ticket operations, licensing, merchandising, website, and publications.

to $1.8 million. He also cultivated the Army Sports Network from two radio stations to 18, including 50,000-watt ESPN 1050 in New York City. During his tenure at West Point, corporate sponsorship revenue jumped from $250,000 to $920,000 annually.

COAST GUARD ACADEMY NITCHMAN TRACK & FIELD COMPLEX The Track & Field Complex was constructed in the summer of 2007 first used for the men’s and women’s soccer games that Fall. The FieldTurf surface lies on the banks of the beautiful Thames River and is also home to the men’s and women’s track & field program.

COMMANDER JOHN MERRIMAN GYM Merriman Gymnasium is home to the women’s volleyball program and the men’s and women’s basketball programs. The gym holds three basketball courts used for varsity practices and games, as well as intramural competition. The 1200-seat facility has been home to numerous league and regional championships.

ROLAND POOL Roland Pool is home to our men’s and women’s swimming and diving program. The eight-lane, 50-yard pool is also used daily for athletic training programs for our cadet-athletes, physical education courses, as well as military training programs necessary to carry out the missions of the Coast Guard for all cadets.

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NITCHMAN BASEBALL FIELD Nelson Nitchman Field is home of the Coast Guard Academy baseball team. The picturesque view from the field overlooks the Thames River.

NITCHMAN SOFTBALL FIELD Nelson Nitchman Field is home of the softball team. The Bears have enjoyed tremendous success winning three of the last four NEWMAC tournament championships and going to the NCAA tournament four straight seasons (20092012).

CADET MEMORIAL FIELD Cadet Memorial Field was made into a FieldTurf surface in 2004 as a gift from the Class of 1952. The facility features a twostory press box that includes two coaches rooms, a room for radio broadcasting and video recording, space for media personnel, and two lounge lounge areas for additional seating. The 1500seat stadium overlooks the Thames River and the Gold Star Memorial Bridge.

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Coast Guard Athletics has two weight rooms, each featuring state-of-theart equipment for our cadets and cadet-athletes to use to improve their overall health and fitness. The facility in Roland Hall is dedicated to freeweight exercising while our Billard Hall facility holds our nautilus, cardio, and other guided machine equipment.

Joe Crozier

Strength and Conditioning Coach

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

Joe Crozier is in his second year as the head of the Strength and Conditioning Program with the Coast Guard Athletic Department. Crozier came to the Academy from California State University-Chico where he earned his bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology and his masters degree in kinesiology. Joe is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach with distinction through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and Certified Personal Trainer with the American College of Sports Medicine. Joe designs and implements workout regimens for all of our varsity sport programs. Working with teams both in-season and out-of-season, Joe’s focus is to better prepare athletes for competition by concentrating on sport-specific programs designed to achieve the ultimate level of success. Coast Guard’s strength and conditioning program is dedicated to ensure each cadet-athlete is equipped with the correct instruction, knowledge and guidance to reach their peak performance level and to decrease the potential for injuries. Our program also preaches the importance of a proper, nutritionally balanced diet as well as appropriate pre-game and post-game routines to ensure safe preparation, performance, and recuperation for each contest.

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ADMINISTRATION Name Tim Fitzpatrick Dan Rose Tim Opstrup Chris Parsons Jason Southard Bill Mullins Art Lamoureux Andrea Stewart Katherine Bossardet Vi Oliver Joe Crozier Bruce Cobb Marc Grindstaff

MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY Title Director of Athletics Associate AD/Director of Physical Education Assistant AD/Business Manager Assistant AD/Compliance Director of Media Relations Media Relations Assistant Director of Athletic Operations Senior Women’s Administrator Associate Office Manager Administrative Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach Head Equipment Manager Assistant Equipment Manager

Phone 860-444-8600 860-701-6798

860-444-8601 860-701-6799 860-444-8600 860-444-8580 860-444-8409 860-444-8608 860-444-8606

Title Head Athletic Trainer Assistant Athletic Trainer Assistant Athletic Trainer Assistant Athletic Trainer Assistant Athletic Trainer

Phone 860-444-8619 860-701-6618 860-701-6415 860-701-6416 860-701-6617

860-444-8602 860-701-6197 860-701-6800

ATHLETIC TRAINING Name Ken Niedzwiecki Kevin Colasurdo Marina Dubrovsky Jake Ibey Shannon Nickels

BASEBALL Name C.C. Grant Kevin Jaskiewicz

Title Head Coach Assistant Coach

Phone 860-444-8581 860-701-6132

Title Head Coach Co-Defensive Coordinator/ Recruiting Coordinator Co-Defensive Coordinator Offensive Coordinator Defensive Line Tight Ends/Quality Control Defensive Assistant Running Backs

Phone 860-444-8584 860-444-8605

Title Head Coach Associate Head Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach

Phone 860-701-6132 860-444-8588

FOOTBALL Name Bill George Dana Fleischmann C.C. Grant Ray LaForte Jay Driscoll Pat Knowles CDR Darell Singleterry Don Miller

860-444-8581 860-701-6805

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Phone 860-444-8254

Title Director of Sailing Head Offshore Coach Head Intercollegiate Coach

Phone 860-444-8577 860-701-6291 860-444-8325

Title Head Coach Associate Head Coach Assistant Coach Pitching Coach

Phone 860-444-8604

Title Head Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Faculty Representative

Phone 860-701-6594 860-701-6960

SAILING Name Doug Clark Jack Neades Brian Swingly

SOFTBALL Name Donna Koczajowski Amanda Illinger Dana Fleischmann Bill Mullins

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Name Alex Ivansheck Keyokah Mars-Garrick Catherine Lewis LCDR LuAnn Kehlenbach

860-444-8415

Name Jen Meuse Jodi Hope LT Vicky Futch

Title Phone Rowing Coordinator/Head Coach 860-444-8679 Assistant Coach Assistant Coach

WRESTLING Title Head Coach Assistant Coach

Phone 860-444-8587 860-701-6595

Name Susan Grant Amanda Illinger LCDR Jess Rozzi-Ochs Anthony Occhialini

Title Head Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Goalkeeper Coach

Phone 860-444-8582

Phone 860-444-8679

Name John Westkott Mary Westkott Ryan Cutler

Title Head Coach Assistant Coach Diving Coach

Phone 860-444-8586 860-701-6374

Title Head Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach

Phone 860-444-8589

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL Title Head Coach Assistant Coach Goalkeeper Coach

Phone 860-701-6197

Title Head Coach Assistant Coach Diving Coach

Phone 860-444-8586 860-701-6374

Title Head Coach Assistant Coach

Phone 860-464-6286

Name Aylene Ilkson Aaron Parker Peter Kazlas Christine Rostowfske Corinne Plummer

WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY Name Ethan Brown Greg Ahnrud Mariette Ogg

Title Head Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach

Phone 860-444-8590

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STAFF DIRECTORY

Title Head Coach Interim Men’s Head Coach

MEN’S TENNIS Name Jim Hazlin Mike Turdo

Title Head Coach

WOMEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING

MEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING Name John Westkott Mary Westkott Ryan Cutler

Name Bryan Pape

WOMEN’S SOCCER

MEN’S SOCCER Name Chris Parsons Patrick McCarney Anthony Occhialini

Phone 860-444-8590

RIFLE

Name Steve Eldridge Rob McKnabb

MEN’S CREW Name Colin Regan Mike Shugrue

Title Head Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach

WOMEN’S CREW

MEN’S BASKETBALL Name Kevin Jaskiewicz Bob Bono Sam Cheung Chris Vincent

Name Ethan Brown Greg Ahnrud Mariette Ogg

JIM HAZLIN HEAD COACH 8TH SEASON

JAMES.B.HAZLIN@USCGA.EDU

Jim is in his eighth season as the head coach of the Coast Guard Academy men’s tennis team after serving as an assistant coach for five seasons. He lead the Bears to the NEWMAC tournament championship match in 2011 and a berth in the conference semifinals in each of the last four seasons. Jim was named the NEWMAC Coach of the Year in 2009. Hazlin is no stranger to Southeastern Connecticut as he was an assistant tennis coach at Ledyard High School for 13 years (1987-2000). The team won nine Eastern Connecticut Conference (ECC) team titles in those 13 years. Jim, who was an electronics engineer/computer scientist at the Coast Guard Research and Development Center, also taught teen and adult tennis lessons for the Ledyard Parks and Recreation for eight years.

MIKE TURDO ASSISTANT COACH FIRST SEASON CDR Turdo assumed his duties as the head of the Professional Maritime Studies branch at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in July 2013. He is a designated cutterman with eight years at sea. Prior to reporting to the Coast Guard Academy, he served as the Executive Officer aboard USCGC EAGLE, “America’s Tall-Ship.” Additional afloat assignments include: Deck Watch Officer USCGC FORWARD (WMEC 911) in Portsmouth, Virginia; Executive Officer USCGC MONOMOY (WPB 1326) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts; Commanding Officer USCGC BARANOF (WPB 1318) deployed to the Northern Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom; Commanding Officer USCGC KEY BISCAYNE (WPB 1339) in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Previous assignments ashore include: Command Center Duty Officer at Coast Guard Activities New York; Company Officer at the United States Coast Guard Academy; staff officer in the Office of Defense Operations, Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C. CDR Turdo is a 1997 graduate of the United States Coast Guard Academy where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Government. He also holds a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College. In addition to his primary duties, CDR Turdo is the Assistant Coach for the Coast Guard Academy’s Men’s NCAA Tennis program. During a previous assignment at the Academy, he served as the Head Tennis Coach from 2003-2005 and was named the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Tennis Coach of the Year in 2003. He is currently a certified instructor through the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and is an avid tournament and team player with the United States Tennis Association (USTA). CDR Turdo is a native of Long Island, New York. He currently resides in East Lyme, CT with his wife Wendy and their two young daughters.

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SHANNON NICKELS ASSISTANT COACH SECOND SEASON Shannon is in her second season as an assistant athletic trainer at the Coast Guard Academy. She is originally from Florida and received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Athletic Training from the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Fla. in 2010. Following West Florida, she received a graduate student position at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. While getting her Master’s, Shannon worked with a nearby D3 college (Marietta College) and was the supervising athletic trainer for women’s volleyball and men’s and women’s indoor & outdoor track teams.

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Also while in school she completed a thesis titled “Validation of Physical Activity as a Functional Outcome Measure Following a Concussion”. Shannon received a Master’s Degree in Athletic Training in June of 2012. She currently resides in Rocky Hill, Conn.

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PLAYER BIOS

DAVID LEEMON JUNIOR ODENTON, MD. David is a management major and the son of Michael and Panan Leemon, both of whom served in the Air Force. He also had a grandfather and uncle serve in the Air Force and Army, respectively. BEFORE CGA Leemon participated in both golf and tennis while in high school ... he graduated an online curriculum through Abeka Academy ... has three brothers, Thomas (23), Josh (16), and John (13). GETTING TO KNOW DAVID David’s favorite food is sesame chicken with fried rice while he considers Denzel Washington to be his favorite actor. Andy Roddick is his favorite athlete and Flappy Bird is the most used app on his phone. He claims Dominos has the best pizza and his favorite college team, other than Coast Guard, is the University of Maryland.

JON LIGHTNER JUNIOR STUTTGART, GERMANY Jon will likely be seeing time split between #4 and #5 singles as well as #2 and #3 doubles this season. He is a member of the Dean’s List at the Academy. Jon is the son of Barbara and Army Colonel Jon Lightner and he is majoring in Civil Engineering. BEFORE CGA Lightner was a member of both the soccer and tennis teams at Patch (Germany) High School where he was a member of the National Honor Society ... he has a younger brother, Joshua (18), and younger sister, Sarah (15) ... was a two-year captain of his high school tennis team for coach David King. GETTING TO KNOW JON Jon’s favorite TV shows are Supernatural and The Walking Dead and his favorite movie is The Count of Monte Cristo. His favorite pro sports team is the Philadelphia Eagles and considers Joe Paterno to be the greatest coach to ever live. If he could meet anyone, living or deceased, it would be Leonardo da Vinci.

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WESTON FORTNA SOPHOMORE LEBANON, PA. Weston will likely be the Bears’ #3 singles player and team up with classmate Mark Guentert to hold down the #1 doubles spot this season. He is the son of Jeffrey and Shawn Fortna and he is majoring in Civil Engineering at the Academy where he is a member of the Dean’s List. BEFORE CGA Fortna played tennis at Cedar Crest (Pa.) High School for coach Mike Rohrbach ... he was a Pennsylvania District III Champion and State Qualifier ... has a younger sister, Madison (17). GETTING TO KNOW WESTON Weston’s favorite movie is Step Brothers and his favorite TV show is That 70’s Show. His favorite video game is Call of Duty and if he could visit any sports stadium or arena it would be Franklin Field in Philadelphia. His favorite book is The Last Lecture and if he could meet anyone, living or deceased, it would be Jeff Bridges.

MARK GUENTERT SOPHOMORE LILBURN, GA. Mark is expected to be the #1 singles player for the Bears and team with classmate Weston Fortna at #1 doubles this season. He is the son of Jim and Linda Guentert and is majoring in Management at the Academy. His sister Dana is a 2nd Lt. in the Army Reserve.

GETTING TO KNOW MARK Mark’s favorite restaurant is Buffalo Wild Wings and he is an Atlanta Falcons fan. His favorite TV show is Blue Mountain State while his favorite place to visit is Boston. The most used app on his phone is Snapchat if he could visit any sports stadium or arena it would be Lambeau Field.

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BEFORE CGA Guentert played tennis at Brookwood (Ga.) High School for coach Heath Hinton where he was a two-time captain ... he was a three-time scholar-athlete in high school ... part of the Georgia State Champion tennis team and competed in the Gwinett County Super 6 three times, 2010-12 ... has an older sister, Dana (23), and older brother, Lee (22).

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TOWNSEND HIRST SOPHOMORE VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. Townsend will be competing for time at #6 singles and could also see action on the doubles side this season. He is the son of David and Paula Hirst and is majoring in Operations Research and Computer Analysis at the Academy where he is a member of the Dean’s List. BEFORE CGA Hirst played both volleyball and tennis at First Council (Va.) High School for John Devoles and was a two-time captain in each sport ... has an older sister, Avery (34), and an older brother, Adam (30). GETTING TO KNOW TOWNSEND Townsend’s favorite food is pasta and he enjoys watching any kind of sport on TV. His favorite professional team is the Atlanta Braves and his favorite athlete is Chipper Jones. The most used app on his phone is his messaging app and if he could meet anyone, living or deceased, it would be Josh Garrels.

ROBERT RENFROW SOPHOMORE LEONARDTOWN, MD. Robert is expected to settle into a role as the #2 singles player for the Bears and should also see time at #2 doubles, split with any number of teammates. He is the son of Joseph and Jinna Renfrow and is majoring in Electrical Engineering at the Academy. BEFORE CGA Renfrow played tennis at Leonardtown (Md.) High for coach Adam Cropper where he was a captain as a senior ... he won both a conference and regional title while in high school ... he is an only child. GETTING TO KNOW ROBERT Robert’s favorite actress is Megan Fox while his favorite movie is Lone Survivor. Sweet and salty nut bars are his favorite snack food and his favorite college team, other than Coast Guard, is the University of North Carolina. If he could meet anyone, living or deceased, it would be Jesus Christ.

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2012/13 RESULTS --- 4-12 (1-4 NEWMAC) Date Sep. 8 Sep. 8 Sep. 27 Oct. 16 Oct. 20 Feb. 23 Mar. 23 Mar. 24 Mar. 26 Mar. 30 Apr. 3 Apr. 6 Apr. 13 Apr. 16 Apr. 18 Apr. 20 Apr. 23

Opponent @ Wesleyan (Conn.) v. Nichols - @ Wesleyan (Conn.) @ ITA Regionals @ Trinity (Conn.) @ Tufts HOLY CROSS @ Brandeis STEVENS @ Johnson & Wales @ Clark SPRINGFIELD BABSON @ MIT @ Conn. College ROGER WILLIAMS WHEATON (MASS.) @ New York U.

Result L, 2-7 L, 3-6 No Team Scoring L, 0-9 L, 0-9 W, 7-2 L, 0-9 L, 1-8 W, 7-2 L, 3-6 W, 8-1 L, 3-6 L, 1-8 L, 2-7 W, 8-1 L, 4-5 L, 0-8

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2013/14 SCHEDULE September 14

at Conn. College/CGA Tournament

September 19

at Holy Cross

September 21

at Conn. College/CGA Tournament

No Teams Scoring

September 26

at ITA Regionals @ Middlebury, Vt.

No Teams Scoring

October 10

at Trinity (Conn.)

L, 0-9

February 9

VASSAR

L, 1-8

February 22

HOLY CROSS

W, 7-2

March 22

BRANDEIS

1:00 PM

March 25

JOHNSON & WALES

3:00 PM

March 27

at Conn. College

3:30 PM

April 2

SPRINGFIELD *

3:30 PM

April 5

at MIT *

1:00 PM

April 9

at Babson *

3:30 PM

April 11

at Nichols

4:00 PM

April 12

EMERSON *

1:00 PM

April 16

at Clark (Mass.) *

4:00 PM

Aprril 17

at Roger Williams

4:00 PM

April 22

at New York U.

3:30 PM

April 26 - 27

at NEWMAC Tournament

April 26

Semi-Finals

April 27

Finals

*Conference Game Home games in ALL CAPS

No Teams Scoring L, 2-5


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