HAMPDEN-SYDNEY, Va. -- The Hampden-Sydney College tennis team has been ranked 20th in the final 2018-19 Oracle/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Division III Men's Atlantic South Region Rankings, as administered by the ITA. It's the first time the program has been regionally ranked at the end of the season since 2011 (15th).
H-SC completed its first campaign under the guidance of first-year head coach Byron Balkin, who led the program to 10 wins over the final 12 contests while making a second consecutive appearance in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Tournament Championship match. The Tigers finished 13-10 overall, including 10-1 in the ODAC.
H-SC placed six student-athletes on the 2019 All-ODAC Men's Tennis Teams, including junior Clark Cummings/Norfolk and freshman Tyler Brice/Rocky Mount, N.C. as First Team All-ODAC selections in both singles and doubles, along with junior brothers Matthew Moody/Raleigh, N.C. and Michael Moody/Raleigh, N.C. as First Team All-ODAC choices in doubles. In addition, junior Grayson Burns/Waynesboro and sophomore William Driskill/Middleburg were each Second Team All-ODAC selections in both singles and doubles.
H-SC had no seniors among its nine-member team roster during 2018-19.