Several Concordia University men’s tennis players were recognized on Thursday when the GPAC announced the 2011 All-Conference selections. Jonathan Schleicher, Jeremy Jank, Scott Schlesinger and Danny Frastaci received honors in singles play, while two doubles teams were also recognized. Jonathan Schleicher joined Jamie Holmes and Nathan Hoppe from Nebraska Wesleyan as the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Men’s Tennis Players-of-the-Year.
Schleicher (Zeeland, Mich.) was an All-Conference pick at No. 1 singles. Schleicher was 9-8 overall, and he went 6-1 in GPAC matches. Jank (Hastings, Neb.) was a team-best 13-5 at the No. 2 singles position. Jank also went 6-1 in GPAC play. Schlesinger (Arlington, Texas) also reached double digits in wins with a 12-7 overall record. Schlesinger was also 6-1 in conference matches. Frastaci (Parma, Ohio) was 9-8 overall and 5-2 in conference play at the No. 4 singles position.
Schleicher and Jank finished with a 13-6 record in doubles play this year. The duo was 4-3 in GPAC matches. The team of Schlesinger and Kyle Kaldahl (Spencer, Iowa) was 6-7 overall with a 5-2 mark in the GPAC. Both Bulldog teams earned honorable mention All-Conference honors for their efforts.
Concordia finished with a 10-9 overall record with a 4-3 record in the GPAC in 2011. The Bulldogs advanced to the semifinals of the GPAC Tournament.