ROSEMONT, Pa. – The Bryn Athyn College men's tennis team had four singles players and all three of its doubles teams named to the All-Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) men's tennis team that was released by the conference office Wednesday afternoon.
In singles, Zach Brock became the first Lion in program history to earn an all-conference first team nod, while Vojtech Luza, Jacob Elder, and Nikita Smirnov were All-CSAC second-team selections. In addition to his place on the first team, Brock was tabbed for the CSAC All-Sportsmanship Team.
A two-time CSAC player of the week during the regular season, Brock went 4-2 in CSAC play. He was 2-0 at No. 2 singles with a pair of straight-set victories against Rosemont and 2-2 in the No. 3 singles flight with both wins coming at the expense of Keystone. Brock finished second on the team with five singles victories this season, two at No. 2 and three at No. 3.
Elder went .500 in conference play this season playing at No. 3 and No. 4 singles. As a No. 3 singles player, Elder posted a 1-1 mark—picking up his singles win against Rosemont. In the No. 4 position, Elder won both his matches against Keystone and was also defeated twice.
Luza and Smirnov picked up a victory for the Lions at No. 1 singles. Luza's win came at the hands of Rosemont, while Smirnov was victorious at Keystone.
Brock and Elder swept through conference play with a 6-0 record. The duo went 2-0 in the No. 1 doubles flight—picking up both wins over Rosemont—and 4-0 at No. 2 doubles. Overall, Brock and Elder led the team with an 8-4 overall record during the regular season.
Nelson and Schroeder went 2-1 against the CSAC this season. The team was victorious in their only match at No. 2 doubles, 8-2 against Rosemont. At No. 3 doubles, Nelson and Schroeder went 1-1, earning their win at Keystone.
Luza and Smirnov earned a victory at No. 1 doubles against Keystone.
Bryn Athyn (4-8, 4-2 CSAC) is the second seed for the CSAC Tournament. The Lions will take three seed Keystone in the semifinals on Thursday, April 25 at the Legacy Youth Tennis Education Center.