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TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 2017 Roster 2 Season Preview 3 The Coast Guard Academy 4-5 Coast Guard Superintendent 6 Director of Athletics 7 Athletics Facilities 8-9 Strength & Conditioning 10 Staff Directory 11 Coast Guard Tennis Coaching Staff Player Bios Review & History 2017 Schedule
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The 2017 Men’s Tennis Media Guide is a publication of the Coast Guard Academy’s Athletic Media Relations Office.
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JUNIOR BEN ERRINGTON
2017 ROSTER Name Adam Bahney Adrian Chau Ben Errington Tom Hackett Max Holloway John Hu Mike Melampy Jack Phillips Arthur Wicke
Hometown (High School) Myerstown, Pa. (Eastern Lebanon County) Rowland Heights, Ca. (Georgia Military) Cypress, Texas (Cyfair Senior) Corpus Christi, Texas (Calallen) Plymouth, Ind. (Plymouth) Plainsboro, N.J. (West Windsor Plainsboro South) Duxbury, Mass. (Duxbury) Raleigh, N.C. (Ravenscroft) San Marino, Calif. (San Marino)
Matt Nakagawa (2nd season) Matt Barker, Greg Mitchell, Matt Williams Mike Melampy
Staff Head Coach Assistant Coaches Captain
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2017 SPRING PREVIEW The Bears, who have registered back-toback winning seasons, are ranked 19th in the Northeast after going 2-1 in the Fall portion of the schedule. Coast Guard, which has advanced to the semifinals of the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) tournament for the past three seasons, must replace its top All-conference #1 doubles team of Weston Fortna and Mark Guentert, who also played #1 and #4 singles. Sophomore Tom Hackett was 7-9 in singles play during dual matches last season including 5-7 at #2. He will bump up and play #1 singles. He was 2-1 during the Fall.
In doubles action, the Bears used several different combinations in the Fall with Hackett playing all three dual matches at #1 doubles after going 7-5 with junior Ben Errington at #2 doubles last season. Errington played all three #2 doubles matches in the Fall while Bahney and Hu won both matches they played at #3 doubles in the Fall season. Last year, Melampy and Phillips were 12-7 as a doubles team including a 6-4 record leading the way as the #3 doubles team for the Bears. Coast Guard will open the Spring season with eight straight road matches before taking on national power and NEWMAC rival MIT in the home opener on April 15th.
Junior John Hu, who was 13-3 in dual matches including a perfect 8-0 at #6, is the Bears #2 singles. He was 2-1 in the Fall at that spot.
Bahney, Arthur Wicke and sophomore Adrian Chau will also battle for time as singles starters for the Bears.
Junior captain Mike Melampy, who was 9-3 at #5 singles last season, was 2-0 as the Bears #3 singles player in the Fall. Sophomore Jack Phillips, who was 2-1 in singles play last season, could see time at #4 or #5 singles while freshmen Adam
COAST GUARD ACADEMY One of the smallest of the five U.S. Military Academies Four-Year Bachelorâ€™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 25 Intercollegiate sports (12 men’s, 10 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 - 35% of cadets are women - 22% of cadets are minorities - 1 faculty member for every 8 students - 19 Cadets in an average class
REAR ADMIRAL JAMES E. RENDON ACADEMY SUPERINTENDENT SECOND YEAR Rear Admiral Rendon assumed the duties of the 41st Superintendent of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, June 1, 2015. He reported to the Academy after serving as Director, Joint Interagency Task Force West (JIATF West), the U.S. Pacific Command’s executive agent for planning and conducting counter-drug strategy in an area of operations covering more than 105 million square miles. Prior to this assignment, Rear Admiral Rendon served as Assistant Superintendent of the Coast Guard Academy, the Superintendent’s direct representative to oversee day-to-day operations. Prior to his first Academy assignment, he served as Director of Staff to the Vice Commandant. Rear Admiral Rendon is a surface operations specialist with a diverse list of assignments over his 28 year Coast Guard officer
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career. He served as Commander, Sector Northern New England in Portland Maine, as well as, Chief Response, Fifth Coast Guard District in Portsmouth, Virginia. Rear Admiral Rendon is a cutterman with afloat tours as Deck Watch Officer aboard Durable, a 210-foot cutter home-ported in Brownsville, Texas; Executive Officer aboard the Patrol Boat Ocracoke in Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico, and Commanding Officer of the Surface Effect Ship Petrel in Key West, Florida. Other operational ashore assignments consist of staff advisor, Seventh Coast Guard District Intelligence and Law Enforcement Branch in Miami, Florida, Operations Officer for Group Key West, Florida, as well as Commander, Coast Guard Group Mayport in Northeast Florida. Rear Admiral Rendon served as Aide de Camp to the 20th Commandant of the Coast Guard. He also completed a Congressional Fellowship in our nation’s Capital, where he worked for the House of Representatives, Government Reform Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources, followed by a two-year assignment as Drug Policy Advisor to the Speaker of the House. Rear Admiral Rendon’s personal awards include a Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (6), Coast Guard Commendation Medal (3), Coast Guard Achievement Medal, and a variety of other unit awards and service ribbons. He is authorized to wear the Cutterman’s Insignia and the Boat Forces Operations Insignia. A 1983 graduate of the United States Coast Guard Academy, Rear Admiral Rendon holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and a Master of Science degree from the University of Illinois. He also completed study at the National War College, Class of 2005, where he earned a Master of Science degree in National Security Strategy.
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TIM FITZPATRICK DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS SIXTH YEAR Tim Fitzpatrick is in his sixth 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 23 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.
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. 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
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.
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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%.
a fundraising effort that saw Army’s “A Club” donor base grow from 750 to 6,700 and annual giving grow from $500,000 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.
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.
Strength and Conditioning Coach Hassell, in her second season at the Coast Guard Academy, was most recently the fitness manager at XSport Fitness in Chicago. She has a degree in Self-Designed Sports Science from Beloit College in Wisconsin where she was the class president as well as master’s degrees in Health and Physical Education from Valdosta State and Sports and Fitness Management from Troy University.
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She was the tactical strength and conditioning coach at Fort Bragg from 2013-2104 and prior to that the strength and conditioning coach at IMG Academy in Florida from 2011-2013. Hassell began her career as the strength and conditioning graduate assistant at Georgia Southern during the 2004-2005 academic year before moving onto Valdosta State as graduate assistant for two years. She then served as the assistant strength and conditioning coach at Troy University from 2007-2011 before taking the position at IMG Academy. Hassell played for both the Chicago Force and the Atlanta Xplosion Women’s of the Independent Women’s Football League (IWFL) and her Atlanta team won the 2006 IWFL Championship. She was also a member of the US Virgin Islands Women’s National Basketball team practice squad.
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Name Tim Fitzpatrick Dan Rose Chris Parsons Art Lamoureux Jason Southard Casey McGarvey Andrea Stewart Donna Koczajowski Katherine Bossardet Jen Meuse Vi Oliver Bruce Cobb Dave Fraboni
ATHLETIC TRAINING Name Ken Niedzwiecki Maura Gillon Jake Ibey Justin Bolton Shaakira Hassell
Name C.C. Grant Mike Turgeon
Name Bill George Dana Fleischmann C.C. Grant Ray LaForte Jay Driscoll Chris Strand Dave Ratner Don Miller
MEN’S BASKETBALL Name Kevin Jaskiewicz Bob Bono Grant Johnson Joe Cyr
MEN’S CREW Name Bill Randall
Name Ethan Brown Greg Ahnrud Mariette Ogg
Title Head Athletic Trainer Assistant Athletic Trainer Assistant Athletic Trainer Assistant Athletic Trainer Strength & Conditioning Coach
Phone 860-444-8619 860-701-6415 860-701-6416 860-701-6617 860-701-6623
Title Head Coach Assistant Coach
Phone 860-701-6132 860-444-8588
Title Director of Rowing/Head Coach
Name Matt Nakagawa
Title Head Coach
PISTOL & RIFLE
Name Title Richard Hawkins Shooting Sports Coach
Name Doug Clark Jack Neades Brian Swingly
Phone 860-444-8577 860-701-6291 860-444-8325
Name Alex Ivansheck Jessica Farley Scott Hawk Catherine Lewis
Title Director of Sailing Head Offshore Coach Head Intercollegiate Coach
Title Phone Head Coach 860-701-6594 Assistant Coach 860-701-6960 Assistant Coach Assistant Coach
Name Bill Randall Jodi Hope
Title Director of Rowing Head Coach
Phone 860-444-8679 860-803-4435
Name Mary Heneberry
Title Head Coach
WOMEN’S LACROSSE WOMEN’S SOCCER
Name Susan Grant Beth Nakagawa Andrea Giuliano Katie Shveda Anthony Occhialini
Title Phone Head Coach 860-444-8582 Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Goalkeeper Coach
WOMEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING Name John Westkott Mary Westkott Ken Pancoast
WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL Name Mike Bynon Ashley Coyle
Title Head Coach Assistant Coach Diving Coach
Phone 860-444-8586 860-701-6374
Title Phone Head Coach 860-444-8589 Assistant Coach
WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY
Name Title Phone Name Ray LaForte Head Coach 860-701-6805 Ethan Brown Dave Fraboni Assistant Coach Greg Ahnrud Mike Higbie Assistant Coach Mariette Ogg Pat Powers Assistant Coach WRESTLING MEN’S SOCCER Name Name Title Phone Kevin Bratland Chris Parsons Head Coach 860-701-6197 Patrick McCarney Assistant Coach Anthony Occhialini Goalkeeper Coach
Title Phone Head Coach 860-444-8586 Assistant Coach 860-701-6374 Diving Coach
Name Title Phone Donna Koczajowski Head Coach 860-444-8604 Dana Fleischmann Assistant Coach Erin Miller Pitching Coach
Title Phone Head Coach 860-444-8590 Assistant Coach Assistant Coach
Name John Westkott Mary Westkott Ken Pancoast
Title Phone Head Coach 860-444-8584 Co-Defensive Coordinator/ 860-444-8605 Recruiting Coordinator Co-Defensive Coordinator 860-444-8581 Offensive Coordinator 860-701-6805 Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Title Head Coach Associate Head Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach
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Title Phone Head Coach 860-444-8590 Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Title Head Coach
MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY
Title Phone Director of Athletics 860-444-8600 Associate AD/Director of 860-701-6798 Physical Education Associate AD for Compliance 860-701-6197 and Admissions Support Assistant AD for Operations 860-444-8601 Director of Media Relations 860-701-6800 Media Relations Assistant SWA/Travel Coordinator 860-701-6799 SWA/Director of Club Sports 860-444-8604 Associate Office Manager 860-444-8600 Director of Special Projects 860-444-8344 Administrative Assistant 860-444-8580 Equipment Manager 860-444-8606 Equipment Manager 860-444-8663
MIKE TURDO DIRECTOR OF TENNIS
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 the Director of Tennis for the Bears. 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. 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.
MATT NAKAGAWA HEAD COACH SECOND SEASON Matt Nakagawa, a 2006 graduate of the Coast Guard Academy, earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He played tennis all four years and was a part of the Bears #1 doubles team all four years and finished his collegiate tennis career as the #1 singles player and team captain his junior and senior year. He is in his first season as head coach. His five years of active duty were spent in California, stationed on the 378’ CGC HAMILTON out of San Diego (2006-2008), and as a Port Engineer in Alameda (2008-2011) where he provided drydock and dockside support to all the Buoy Tenders in the pacific area.
Matt Nakagawa assumed the head coaching position at the end of the 2015 spring season. Coach Nakagawa is a Professional Tennis Registry certified instructor for performance level players. Coach Nakagawa is originally from Hawaii, and currently resides in East Lyme, CT with his wife LT Beth Nakagawa.
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BEN ERRINGTON JUNIOR CYPRESS, TEXAS Ben was 3-1 in singles action and went 9-10 in doubles action teaming up with Tom Hackett last season. 2015: was 2-3 in singles action and 7-6 in doubles action. He was 3-1 in singles play and teamed with Tom Hackett to go 5-2 in doubles action in the Fall. He is the son of Roger and Siripon Errington and majors in Management. BEFORE CGA He was a member of the National Honor Society at Cyfair High ... his grandfather graduated from the Naval Academy. GETTING TO KNOW BEN Ben’s favorite food is tater tots and his favorite snack food is donuts. His favorite TV show is Dexter, while his favorite movie is Lone Survivor. Ben’s favorite actor is Mark Walhberg. A New England Patriots fan, his favorite athlete is Roger Federer and Linkin Park is his favorite band. He lists the greatest coach to ever live as Herb Brooks, who led the 1980 US Olympic hockey team to gold. If he could meet anyone living or deceased it would be Novak Djokovic.
JOHN HU JUNIOR PLAINSBORO, NEW JERSEY John led the Bears with 16 wins in singles action last year as he was 16-3, going a perfect 8-0 at #6 singles. In the Fall, he was 3-3 in singles action including 2-1 at #2. He was als 5-1 in doubles action in the Fall. 2015: was an outstanding 12-2 in singles play including 10-2 in dual meets at the #5 spot and was 9-8 in doubles action. In the Fall, he was 6-1 in singles action and 3-1 in doubles play. He is the son of Xcdong Hu and Peng Ying. John is majoring in Civil Engineering. BEFORE CGA Hu was captain of the tennis team for coach Richard Arnold at West Windsor-Plainsboro South High .. also member of cross country and track team ... has two sisters, Shirley and Faith.
GETTING TO KNOW JOHN John’s favorite food is watermelon and his favorite snack food is fruit strips. His favorite movie is The Pianist and his favorite actress is Emma Watson. His favorite composedr is Frederic Chopin and if he could meet anyone living or deceased it would be Ludwig van Beethoven.
MIKE MELAMPY JUNIOR DUXBURY, MASSACHUSETTS Mike was 12-5 in singles play last season, going 9-3 at the #5 singles spot. He teamed with Jack Phillips and went 12-7 in doubles play, including 6-4 at #3 doubles and 2-3 at #2 doubles. 2015: posted a record of 11-6 in singles action including 9-6 as the Bears #4 player in dual meets last season while he was 5-5 as part of the Bears #2 doubles team with Robert Renfrow. He is the son of Ronald, a retired Navy captain, and Wanda Melampy and is majoring in Management. BEFORE CGA Captain and All-Scholastic Patriot League All-Star for coach John Bunar at Duxbury High ... team won the 2013 Mass. State Championship ... has a younger brother Patrick and two younger sisters Rachel and Rebecca. GETTING TO KNOW MIKE Mike’s favorite food is hot cheetos and his favorite TV show is SportsCenter. His favorite movie is Happy Gilmore featuring his favorite actor Adam Sandler. A New England Patriots fan, his favorite athlete is Tom Brady and he says Bill Belichick is the greatest coach to ever live. If he could meet anyone living or deceased it would be George Washington.
ADRIAN CHAU SOPHOMORE ROWLAND HEIGHTS, CALIFORNIA Adrian was 4-2 in singles action and teamed with John Hu to go 5-1 in doubles play last year. He was 3-0 in singles action this Fall. Adrian is a Operations Research and Computer Analysis major.
BEFORE CGA Captain and All-conference selection for coach Fernando Chavez at Rowland High ... also a member of the swimming team ... his older sister Vivian plays tennis at the Naval Academy ... son of Danny and Alice Chau. GETTING TO KNOW ADRIAN Adrian’s favorite food is Ox-tailed stew and his favorite snack food are pistachios. His favorite TV show is The Walking Dead and his favorite movie is The Vow. Adrian’s favorite actress is Emma Watson and his favorite band is the Chain Smokers. If he could meet anyone living or deceased it would be Roger Federer.
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TOM HACKETT SOPHOMORE CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS Tom was 9-11 in singles play last year, playing mostly at #2 singles (5-7). He teamed with Ben Errington and went 9-10 in doubles play, including 7-4 at #2 doubles. He was 4-3 in singles, going 2-1 at #1 singles in the dual meets in the Fall while also going 2-1 at #2 doubles.
JACK PHILLIPS SOPHOMORE RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA Jack was 4-2 in singles action last year and teamed with Mike Melampy to go 12-7 in doubles play including a record of 6-3 at #3 doubles in dual meets. He was 2-3 singles and teamed with Tom Hackett to go 4-3 in doubles play this Fall. Jack is a Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering major and is on the Dean’s List. BEFORE CGA Captain, All-conference and MVP at Ravenscroft High where he played for both Nick Rose and Shane Wells ... named AP Scholar with Distinction ... has an older brother Ian ... son of John and Mary Phillips. GETTING TO KNOW JACK Jack’s favorite food is buffalo chicken pizza with ranch while his favorite snack food is chocolate. His favorite TV show is Seinfeld and his favorite movie is Seven. Jack’s favorite actor is Ed Norton and his favorite singer is J. Cole. An Atlanta Braves fan, his favorite athlete is Chipper Jones. He says the greatest coach of ever live is John Wooden and if he could meet anyone living or deceased it would be Robin Williams.
2015-16 RESULTS --- 10-7 (4-2 NEWMAC) Date Opponent
@ Conn. College
@ MIT *
@ Babson *
@ Clark *
@ Babson (NEWMAC Tournament Semifinals)
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