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Meet the 2017-18 Tennis Recruits

Tennis recruits Andrew Donelson, Will Driskill, and Zander Theoharis
Tennis recruits Andrew Donelson, Will Driskill, and Zander Theoharis

Hampden-Sydney Tennis Head Coach Robert Bareford brought in a wealth of talent to the Tennis team for this upcoming season in Andrew Donelson, Will Driskill, and Zander Theoharris.

Andrew Donelson

  • Mclean High School varsity cross country grades 9-11
  • Mclean HS varsity tennis grades 10-12
  • 6A Virginia state champion 2017 (tennis)
  • 6A North region champion 2017 (tennis)
  • Liberty Conference champions 2016, 2017 (tennis)
  • First team all-district, singles, doubles (2016, 2017)
  • All-region, singles, doubles (2016, 2017)
  • 3rd in Liberty Conference doubles tournament (2017)
  • Eagle scout
  • Father - John Donelson - H-SC Tennis '86
  • Mother - Cambra Donelson
  • Brother - Wyatt Donelson
  • Grandfather - Martin Donelson, Jr. '38

Will Driskill

  • Wakefield School Varsity tennis 2014-2015
  • Highland School Varsity tennis 2016-2017
  • 2x DAC champions (2016-2017)
  • Team state semi-finalist (2016-2017)
  • 2017 Conference player of the year
  • Selected team captain all four years
  • First team all-conference and all state, all four years
  • Team MVP all four years
  • Ranked top 40 in the USTA Mid-Atlantic section
  • Ranked 746 in the nation on tennis recruiting
  • Ranked 114 in the Mid-Atlantic tennis recruiting (VA, WV, MD, PA, NJ, and NY )
  • UTR 10
  • Father - Bill Driskill - Hampden-Sydney Tennis '81, Vice President at HD Supply Waterworks
  • Mother - Lizanne Driskill - University of Virginia alumnus
  • Sister - Holland Driskill (sister)
  • Godfather - Ed "Blitz" James '82

Zander Theoharis

  • Transfer sophomore from Virginia Tech, earning dean's list this past spring
  • North Cross High School Varsity Football Team (2012-2016)
  • North Cross High School Varsity Tennis Team (2012-2016)
  • 2015 and 2016 VISAA State Champion (Tennis)
  • 2014 VISAA State Runner Up (Tennis)
  • 2016 Team Captain (Tennis)
  • 2016 Coach's Award (Tennis)
  • VISAA state runner up, 2014 (football)
  • Team captain and VISAA honorable mention, 2016 (football)
  • Mother - Tammy Theoharis - Florida State University alumnus, owner of Sassy Boutique in Vero Beach, Florida