Men's Tennis Places Five on All-League Teams

Kyle Miller earned both singles and doubles honors from the Big West.
 
Kyle Miller earned both singles and doubles honors from the Big West.
 

April 30, 2013

DAVIS, Calif. - Kyle Miller and Toki Sherbakov earned second team all-Big West Conference honors and five different Aggies earned postseason recognition, the league announced on Tuesday.

In addition to Miller and Sherbakov's second team honors, Parker Kelley was an honorable mention selection for singles play.

In doubles, Sherbakov and Adam Levie were second team selections while Miller and Adam Luba recieved honorable mention.

"I am pleased that so many of our players were recognized for their play," said head coach Eric Steidlmayer. "I feel like we improved as a team this year and hopefully in the future we will put many more on this list."

Miller had the Aggies' best singles record this season, going 14-7 and 4-2 in Big West play. Miller was 13-7 at No. 2 singles and 1-0 at No. 1 singles. He won four of his last six singles matches. Sherbakov was UC Davis' No. 1 singles player the majority of the season, going 7-12 and 2-4 in league against the oppositions' best player. He faced two nationally ranked foes over the course of the season and took Santa Clara's No. 65 ranked John Lamble to three sets. Kelley was 12-8 in singles play this year, including 4-2 against conference opponents. Kelley was 12-7 at No. 3 singles and 0-1 at No. 2. He, like Miller, won four of his last six singles matches.

Sherbakov and Levie played at No. 1 doubles all season long, posting an 11-9 record overall and 2-4 mark in Big West play. The pair won three of their last four matches, including a 9-8 decision against Pacific in the first round of the Big West Tournament. Miller and Luba went 6-7 in doubles play overall and 1-4 in conference action. The duo was 5-7 at No. 2 and 1-0 at No. 3.

In other postseason awards, Cal Poly's Andre Dome was named Big West player of the year, Pacific's Sam Verbeek was freshman of the year and Pacific's Ryan Redondo was coach of the year.