Men's Tennis Names Year-End Award Winners
KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Western Michigan men's tennis team officially capped their 2012-13 season by announcing their annual year-end award winners, all of which are voted on by the members of the team with the exception of the Hap Sorensen Coaches' Award.
For the second year in a row, Nadin Indre's teammates voted him the Team MVP; in addition, Indre was voted the Singles Player of the Year by his teammates, as well as one half of the Doubles Team of the Year with Ruben Greiner. The junior posted his second straight season as First Team All-Mid-American Conference, finishing with a 20-7 overall singles recording, including a team-best 19-6 mark in dual match play. That record was compiled with a 15-6 record at No. 1, a mark that included two wins against nationally-ranked singles opponents. Indre's doubles record was also sterling; he posted a 21-9 overall mark in doubles play, including a 16-7 record in dual match play, all at the No. 1 position.
Greiner was the other half of the Doubles Team of the Year equation, and was also voted the team's Rookie of the Year. Coming to the Broncos in time for the start of dual match season, Greiner posted a doubles record of 16-7, including a 14-6 record at the No. 1 doubles position while teaming with Indre. Greiner went 16-10 in dual match singles play, including a 3-0 record at No. 2, a 7-4 record at No. 3, and a 6-6 record at No. 4. Greiner improved as the season went along, winning seven of his final 10 matches of the year.
The Hap Sorensen Coaches' Award went to another Bronco newcomer, with freshman Andrew Cahn selected as the coaches' choice in 2013. Cahn played and won more singles matches than any other Bronco in 2012-13, going 28-17 in singles play. That record includes an 18-10 record in dual match play, just one win behind leaders Indre and Pablo Mora, and a 4-1 record against MAC opposition.
The Broncos' Most Improved Player award was given to senior Aaron Wong, who gradually worked his way up the line-up to become a stalwart at tne No. 3 singles position. Wong posted a 22-17 singles record, including a 15-11 mark in dual match play, and posted a 3-2 record against conference opponents. Wong boasted one of the better dual match doubles records on the team, going 10-12 in the doubles session, including an impressive 7-3 mark at No. 3 doubles.