East Central University men’s tennis juniors Max DeJuan and Marc Fillat have been named to the 2014 All-Great American Conference First Team for the second-straight season, as voted on by the league’s head coaches.
DeJuan, who was also named the 2013 All-GAC Newcomer of the Year, finished the regular-season with a 7-11 singles record at No. 2 singles and an 8-9 record at doubles with Fillat. The singles record included a win at No. 2 singles over No. 16 Cameron and No. 20 Northwestern Missouri State.
DeJuan and Fillat also earned wins at doubled over No. 20 Northwest Missouri State and No. 40 Ouachita Baptist.
Fillat finished the regular-season with a 3-14 record at No. 1 singles.
The Tigers finished tied for second in the GAC standings and earned the No. 2 seed at the GAC Championship, April 18-19 in Bentonville, Ark. ECU will face No. 3 Harding at 1 p.m. at Memorial Park Tennis Courts.
Municoy and Dignard Earn All-GAC Honors
BENTONVILLE, ARK. – The East Central University women’s tennis team saw two members of the team named to the 2014 All-Great American Conference teams, as voted on by the league’s head coaches.
Freshman Julia Municoy earned All-GAC First Team honors and junior Elisabeth Dignard was named to the All-GAC Second Team for the second time in her career. Dignard earned a spot on the 2012 All-GAC Second Team.
Municoy finished the regular-season with the second-best record on the team in singles at 12-8, going 7-6 at No. 2, 2-1 at No. 3, 2-0 at No. 4 and 1-1 at No. 5 singles. She also earned a 9-11 doubles record, including a 7-5 mark at No. 1 doubles with Dignard.
Dignard produced the best individual singles record for the Lady Tigers, going 12-7. She was 1-1 at No. 2, 10-5 at No.3 and 1-1 at No. 4 singles. At doubles, Dignard went 7-12, all at No. 1, going 7-5 with Municoy.
ECU claimed the No. 4 seed at the 2014 GAC Championship and will face No. 5 Henderson State at 10 a.m. in Bentonville, Ark., at the Memorial Park Tennis Courts.