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Men's Tennis Duo Earns All-League Honors

Peter McDonald

May 8, 2013

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. -- Navy men's tennis players Calvin Mark (So., Unionville, Calif.) and Peter McDonald (So., Chapel Hill, N.C.) each earned First-Team All-Patriot League honors from the league's coaches on Wednesday. It is the second-straight year in which both players received the laurel.

Mark tallied a 17-9 record as Navy's No. 1 singles player this spring, while McDonald posted a 15-9 record while playing No. 2 singles. Mark compiled a 5-3 record against Patriot League foes, with McDonald recording a mark of 5-2 in league matches. The Mark-McDonald tandem also combined for an overall record of 14-7 and a league mark of 4-4 as Navy's No. 1 doubles team.

Navy was the lone school to place a pair of players on the league's first team.

The two players join Nate Nelms as the lone Mids to have garnered first-team all-league accolades as both a freshman and sophomore under the current all-league recognition format established in 2003.

Navy tallied a 17-12 record during the 2013 spring season and advanced to the championship match of the Patriot League Tournament for the sixth time in the last seven years.

Major Individual Award Winners
Player of the Year - Asika Isoh, Army, Jr.
Rookie of the Year - Nick Bybel, Bucknell
Coach of the Year - Wouter Hendrix, Lehigh

First Team All-Patriot League
Asika Isoh, Army, Jr.
Nick Bybel, Bucknell, Fr.
Luke Gensburg, Colgate, Jr.
Ben Gilman, Lehigh, So.
Calvin Mark, Navy, So.
Peter McDonald, Navy, So.

Second Team All-Patriot League
Caison Best, Army, Fr.
Harrison McCormick, Army, Fr.
Kelly Morque, Bucknell, Sr.
Evan Zimmer, Bucknell, Sr.
Mark Goldberg, Lehigh, Jr.
Mitchell Petersen, Lehigh, So.



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