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Picci Named Second Team Men's Tennis All-SAC

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ROCK HILL, S.C. -- Catawba junior Luca Picci was named to the 2018 All-South Atlantic Conference Men’s Tennis second team as announced by the league office on Wednesday. Wingate’s Daniel Belsito was voted the Player of the Year, while teammate Josep Canyadell was voted Freshman of the Year.  Queens’ head coach Billy Boykin was named the Coach of the Year.

Picci, played the top flight for Catawba’s men this season and posted a 7-7 overall mark in singles. He went 5-5 in league play. In double action, Picci compiled a 6-9 mark at #1, which included three SAC victories.

Belsito is the No. 17 ranked player in the nation, according to the latest Oracle/ITA Division II Men’s Singles Poll. He posted a record of 17-2 at No. 1 singles this season and was also 17-2 overall at No. 1 doubles. Canyadell compiled a record of 13-8 overall in singles this season, and was 8-2 in SAC play. Boykin guided the Royals to their second-consecutive South Atlantic Conference Regular Season Championship.
 
2018 SAC Men’s Tennis Conference
First Team Singles
Daniel Belsito, Wingate
Joshua Peress, Lincoln Memorial
Mark Watt, Coker
Edison Ambarzumjan, Newberry
Ignacio Bidegain, Anderson
Agustin Aran Martin, Queens
 
Second Team Singles
Josep Canyadell, Wingate
Julian Bosch, Queens
Constantin Ernstberger, Lincoln Memorial
Tomas Kmetko, Tusculum
Luca Picci, Catawba
Jose Navarro, Newberry
 
Honorable Mention Singles
Tales Miranda, Lenoir-Rhyne
David Segarra, Lincoln Memorial
Ben Reid, Mars Hill
Hamed Gandouz, Lenoir-Rhyne
Tashique Kader, Tusculum
Hunter Horton, Coker

First Team Doubles
Josh DuToit/Daniel Belsito, Wingate
Mark Watt/Henrik Hellbe, Coker
Hamed Gandouz/Shane O'Dea, Lenoir-Rhyne
 
Second Team Doubles
Julian Bosch/Joel Dunlap, Queens
Nikhil Mannepalli/Angel Pizarro, Newberry
Hufelder Duarte/Tomas Depiaggio, Anderson
 
Honorable Mention Doubles
Agustin Aran Martin/Sebastian Meum, Queens
Tashique Kader/Gabriel Yaguar, Tusculum
Toby de Klerk/Yago Fernandez, Tusculum
 
Player of the Year: Daniel Belsito, Wingate
Freshman of the Year: Josep Canyadell, Wingate
Coach of the Year: Billy Boykin, Queens

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October 2

Volleyball @ Wingate 0-3

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October 3

Soccer (W) vs. WINGATE 2-1

Soccer (M) vs. WINGATE 1-5

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October 5

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 92-170

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

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October 6

Volleyball @ Newberry 3-2

Football vs. ALBANY STATE 21-35

Soccer (M) vs. SHAW 3-0

Soccer (W) vs. SHAW 6-1

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October 7

Tennis (M) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 3-4

Tennis (W) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 7-0

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October 8

Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of SALISBURY)

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October 9

Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of SALISBURY) 10th of 18

Tennis (W) vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST, ppd. 5 p.m.

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

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October 10

Soccer (W) @ Mars Hill 1-0

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October 12

Cross Country Royals Challenge M-15th;W-19th

Swimming Women @ Converse Invite (Day 1) 

Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3

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October 13

Swimming Women @ Converse Invite (Day 2) 1st of 5

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-3

Football @ Wingate 25-35

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October 14

Soccer (M) vs. COKER 1-2

Soccer (W) vs. COKER 5-0

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October 15

Golf (W) @ Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Inv. - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)

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October 16

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Inv. - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 9th of 14

Golf (W) @ Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 9th of 14

Volleyball vs. QUEENS 2-3

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October 17

Soccer (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 1-4

Soccer (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 1-4

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October 19

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 0-3

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October 20

Football vs. TUSCULUM 55-37

Volleyball @ Mars Hill 3-0

Soccer (W) vs. ANDERSON 3-0

Soccer (M) vs. ANDERSON 0-2

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October 22

Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 1 (Marsh Creek CC)

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October 23

Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 2 (Marsh Creek CC) 

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October 24

Soccer (W) vs. CHOWAN 2 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 7:30 p.m.

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October 25

Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 2 p.m.

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October 26

Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 7 p.m.

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October 27

Basketball (W) @ UNC Wilmington (Exhib.) noon

Football vs. LIMESTONE 1:30 p.m.

Volleyball @ Tusculum 2 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Carson-Newman 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Carson-Newman 7:30 p.m.

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October 30

Soccer (W) SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Basketball (M) @ Wichita St. (Exhib.)

Volleyball vs. COKER 6:30 p.m.

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