ITA Honors 13 NESCAC Men's Tennis Players with All-America Honors

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TEMPE, Ariz. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its All-America honorees for the 2018-19 season and 13 men's players from six NESCAC institutions were honored.

2019 ITA DIVISION III ALL-AMERICANS

Amherst was represented by the duo of Sean Wei and Jayson Fung. Wei, who reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA Singles Championship, earned All-America honors in singles and was recognized with his playing partner Fung in doubles.

The Bowdoin trio of Jerry Jiang, Grant Urken, and Justin Wang earned All-America recognition. Jiang and Urken won the 2019 NCAA Doubles Championship and were recognized by the ITA as both singles and doubles players. Wang earned the accolade in doubles.

Middlebury's Lubomir Cuba and Noah Farrell were selected as All-Americans in singles. Cuba earns his third straight All-America citation in singles, while Farrell tallied his second All-American laurel after earning the award in 2016.

Tufts sophomore Boris Sorkin is the first Tufts men's tennis player since 2002 to earn All-America honors. Sorkin finished with a 24-6 record as the top singles player for the Jumbos in 2018-19.

Wesleyan's Andrew Finkelman and doubles tandem Noah Lilienthal and Adrian Roji represented the Cardinals. Lilienthal and Roji earned All-America honors after finishing as the national runner-up at the 2019 NCAA Doubles Championship. The tandem was the Cardinals first men's tennis duo to compete in the NCAA Doubles Championship. Finkelman collected All-American laurels following an appearance in the NCAA Singles Tournament.

The Williams No. 1 doubles team of Alex Taylor and Peter Frelinghuysen, who were selected to compete in the NCAA Doubles Championship, represented the Ephs among the All-American honorees.

The selection criteria for Division III All-Americans is the following: top 8 seed in the NCAA singles tournament, win one round at the NCAA singles tournament, finish in the Top 20 in the final Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Rankings, win USTA/ITA Fall Regional Tournament, or win a first-round match at the USTA/ITA National Small College Championships. All-American honors are awarded to doubles teams that are a top 4 seed in NCAA doubles tournament, win one round at the NCAA doubles tournament, finish in the Top 10 in the final Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Rankings, win the USTA/ITA Fall Regional Tournament, or win a first-round match at the USTA/ITA National Small College Championships.