Honors for Men’s Tennis

Submitted by: Kaci Mexico - May 2nd, 2016

 

Carl Lindqvist (Photo by Brad Elliott)

Carl Lindqvist (Photo by Brad Elliott)


By Kaci Mexico
May 2, 2016

(SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) Two Warriors from the Fifteenth ranked Westmont Men’s Tennis team (9-8) received honors for their individual accomplishments on the court. Senior Carl Lindqvist and freshman Jordan Strandness each received honors. Additionally, assistant coach Geoff Pryce was honored.

Lindqvist was named to the All-GSAC Men’s Tennis Team for the second year in a row and honored by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association as an NAIA Regional Award Winner for Senior Player of the Year.

Playing at number one singles, Lindqvist went 11-4 on the season; and at number one doubles, he went 8-8 on the season with partner Travis Kimsey. Lindqvist led the Warriors to a regular season GSAC Championship and to a second place finish in the GSAC Tournament.

Strandness was honored by the ITA as an NAIA Regional Award Winner for Rookie of the Year for his performance this season. Playing mostly at number six, Strandness went 4-7 in singles; and at number three doubles, Strandess went 8-6 on the season with partner Tommy Nightingale.

Assistant coach Geoff Pryce was recognized as the West Region Assistant Coach of the Year by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. Pryce received this same honor in 2011 and in 2013.