Blue Jays Top Men's Tennis Preseason Poll

2018 Team-by-Team Preview

Cody Kim, Johns Hopkins

LANCASTER, Pa. - In a poll of Conference coaches, Johns Hopkins was picked to win its twelfth straight Conference Championship in 2018.

Favorites Johns Hopkins received eight first place votes for a total of 80 points in the poll. Swarthmore was chosen to finish second, earning one first place vote and 73 total points. Haverford also received a first place vote as they were selected to finish third with 62 total points. Franklin & Marshall (56) and Washington College (48) round out the top five.

 

Preseason Coaches Poll

1- Johns Hopkins, 80 points (8 first-place votes)

2- Swarthmore, 73 (1)

3- Haverford, 62 (1)

4- Franklin & Marshall, 56

5- Washington College, 48

6- Dickinson, 41

7- Ursinus, 36

8- Gettysburg, 24

9- Muhlenberg, 21

10- McDaniel, 9

 

Returning All-Conference Players

First-Team Singles/Class/Hometown / High School

Mark Fallati, Swarthmore/Sr/Larchmont, N.Y. / Mamaroneck

Josh Moskovitz, Haverford/Jr/Westport, Conn. / Staples

Jake Sandler, Washington College/Jr/Lynbrook, N.Y. / Lynbrook

Kevin Yan, Haverford/Soph/Basking Ridge, N.J. / Ridge *

Cody Kim, Johns Hopkins/Soph/Seongnam-Si, South Korea / Seoul International School

First-Team Doubles/Class/Hometown / High School

Justin Kang, Johns Hopkins/ Sr/ Medford, N.J. / Shawnee

Jack Rothman, Franklin & Marshall/Sr/Old Saybrook, Conn. / Old Saybrook

Mark Fallati, Swarthmore/Sr/Larchmont, N.Y. / Mamaroneck

Josh Powell, Swarthmore/Sr/Norwich, Conn. / The Williams School

Second-Team Singles/Class/Hometown / High School

Chris Salisbury, Washington College/Jr/Old Greenwich, Conn. / Greenwich

Zack Levin, Franklin & Marshall/Jr/Westport, Conn. / Staples

Max Oberholtzer, Ursinus/Sr/Haddonfield, N.J. / Haddonfield Memorial

Ari Cepelewicz, Swarthmore/Sr/Cos Cob, Conn. / Greenwich

Eli Phelps, Haverford/Sr/Clinton, Conn. / Morgan School

Jack Rothman, Franklin & Marshall/Sr/Old Saybrook, Conn. / Old Saybrook

Second-Team Doubles/Class/Hometown / High School

Josh Moskovitz, Haverford/Jr/Westport, Conn. / Staples

Dais Nakayama, Haverford/Sr/Honolulu, Hawaii / Iolani School

Ari Cepelewicz, Swarthmore/Sr/Cos Cob, Conn. / Greenwich

Raja Arul, Haverford/Soph/Shakopee, Minn. / Shakopee 

David Kong, Haverford/Soph/Hong Kong, China / Shanghai American School

Honorable Mention Singles/Class/Hometown / High School

Dais Nakayama, Haverford/Sr/Honolulu, Hawaii / Iolani School

Mickey Schindler, Muhlenberg/Sr/Brooklyn, N.Y. / Kew-Forest School

Samuel Loring, Dickinson/Sr/New York, N.Y. / Blair Academy (N.J.)

Honorable Mention Doubles/Class/Hometown / High School

Max Oberholtzer, Ursinus/Sr/Haddonfield, N.J. / Haddonfield Memorial

Paul Vecchio, Ursinus/Jr/Hillsborough, N.J. / Hillsborough

Luke Weaver, Washington College/Sr/Chestertown, Md. / Kent County

 

*2017 Rookie of the Year