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Schorsch, Bacalla Named to All-Horizon League Teams

Thursday, April 24, 2014

The Horizon League announced its All-League Teams Thursday night at the Awards Banquet in Ann Arbor, Michigan ahead of the Conference Tournament.

Jeffrey Schorsch (Perrysburg, Ohio/Perrysburg) was elected Freshman of the Year in addition to being named a First Team selection. Schorsch set the school record for singles victories in a season with 26, shattering the previous mark of 20.  

Freshman Dave Bacalla (Skokie, Ill./Niles North) was announced as a member of the All-League Second Team after going 24-9 in his first season in the Brown and Gold. Bacalla enters the Horizon League Conference Tournament on a three-match winning streak in singles play.

"I'm very proud of both Jeffrey and Dave. They've carried a heavy load at the top of our lineup and their records speak for itself. They're very deserving of this recognition," head coach Jim Daugherty said. 

Men's 1st Team All-League:
Matt Kuelker, Cleveland State
Jeffrey Schorsch, Valparaiso
Michael Tenzer, Green Bay
Leopold Gomez- Islinger, Green Bay
Howard Scott, Green Bay
Lauri Makikalli, Wright State

Men's 2nd Team All-League:
Ali Shabib, Cleveland State
Bobby Cawood, Detroit
Dave Bacalla, Valparaiso
Daniel Gilbert, Wright State
Hayden Joblin, Wright State
Sebastian Hagn, Youngstown State

Men's Player of the Year: Michael Tenzer, Green Bay
Men's Freshman of the Year: Jeffrey Schorsch, Valparaiso
Men's Coach of the Year: Mark Thomas, Green Bay
Men's Herb Foster Sportsmanship Award: Bobby Cawood, Detroit

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