Indre, VanderPloeg Earn All-MAC Honors
CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Mid-American Conference announced its men's tennis specialty award winners today, with Western Michigan's Nadin Indre and Ross VanderPloeg each earning their second straight All-MAC honors. Indre was named to the First Team for the second year in a row, while VanderPloeg garnered his second consecutive Second Team nod.
Indre's First Team All-MAC honors come on the heels of another dominant season, with the junior posting the best dual match record on the team. Indre went 19-6 for the Broncos in dual match play, including a dominant 15-6 mark at No. 1 singles and a 2-2 record against nationally-ranked opposition. Indre boasted a 20-7 record overall in singles play, as well as a 21-9 record in doubles; he recorded a mark of 16-7 at No. 1 doubles. Indre did not lose a single MAC regular season match, going 5-0 in singles play and 3-0 in doubles.
VanderPloeg's award represents the culmination of a strong senior season that was capped with him leading the Broncos to their tenth MAC Tournament title in program history, garnering the tournament's Most Outstanding Player award in the process. VanderPloeg went 22-14 overall in singles, including a 15-10 record in dual matches and an 11-9 record at No. 2 singles.
2013 All-MAC MEN’S TENNIS
#Vusa Hove, Buffalo
#Nadin Indre, Western Michigan
&Axel Lagerlof, Northern Illinois
#Ray Leonard, Ball State
#Dor Amir, Northern Illinois
#Tomas Stillman, Toledo
&Ross VanderPloeg, Western Michigan
#Damien David, Buffalo
Francisco Stuardo, Toledo
Frederic Cadeiux, Northern Illinois
&Dalton Albertin, Ball State
Cliff Morrison, Ball State
#2012 All-MAC First Team
&2012 All-MAC Second Team
JACK VREDEVELT SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD: Alex Brym, Ball State
COACH OF THE YEAR: Bill Richards, Ball State
NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR: Pablo Alvarez, Buffalo
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Vusa Hove, Buffalo