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Levine Named to the GNAC Men's Tennis All-Conference Second Team

Levine Named to the GNAC Men's Tennis All-Conference Second Team

Link: Complete GNAC Release

Winthrop, Mass. – Freshman Zak Levine (Hamden, Conn.) of the Albertus Magnus College men's tennis team has been named to the 2019 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) All-Conference Second Team for singles' play as announced by the league office Wednesday afternoon.

The GNAC All-Sportsmanship Team was also announced today and freshman Alessandro Proscino (Hamden, Conn.) represented the Falcons on the squad. Proscino appeared in 13 matches for the Falcons this year and finished with an overall record of 5-7 in singles and a 5-8 mark in doubles.

Levine put an exclamation point on an impressive freshman campaign by picking up all-conference honors. He finished the season with an overall record of 9-5 and was voted GNAC Rookie of the Week back on April 1. The nine wins in singles play were the highest on the team and his 17 total wins on the season topped the squad as well. In doubles play, he earned eight wins at the No. 1 spot, including a pair of conference wins against Rutgers-Camden and Rutgers-Newark. His rookie campaign was also highlighted by an eight-game winning streak in singles play.


First Team Singles
Alex Wright, Colby-Sawyer (Sr., Cornwall, England)
Henry Siercke, Eastern Nazarene (Jr., Hamburg, Germany)
Julius Opaschowski, Eastern Nazarene (So., Hamburg, Germany)
Diego Rodriguez, Eastern Nazarene (Fr., Barquisimeto, Venezuela)
Alex Rohana, Johnson & Wales (Jr., Providence, R.I.)
Michael Abelev, Ramapo (Sr., Fair Lawn, N.J.)

First Team Doubles
Henry Siercke / Julius Opaschowski, Eastern Nazarene

Second Team Singles
Zak Levine, Albertus Magnus (Fr., Hamden, Conn.)
Matthew Burke, Colby-Sawyer (Jr., Milford, Conn.)
Julius Lowman, Colby-Sawyer (Fr., Bavaria, Germany)
Mike White, Colby-Sawyer (Jr., Woburn, Mass.)
Tim Schoengens, Eastern Nazarene (Fr., Inden, Germany)
Franz Fonck, Johnson & Wales (Jr., Santo Domingo, D.R.)

Second Team Doubles
Diego Rodriguez / Tim Schoengens , Eastern Nazarene

PLAYER OF THE YEAR – Henry Siercke , Eastern Nazarene College
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR – Diego Rodriguez, Eastern Nazarene College
COACH OF THE YEAR – Barry Schoonmaker, Colby-Sawyer College

All-Sportsmanship Team
Alex Proscino, Albertus Magnus
Alex Wright, Colby-Sawyer
Shaw Campbell, Eastern Nazarene
Robert Michalofsky, Johnson & Wales
Tim Santy, Norwich
Alex Kogut, Ramapo
Owen Pelissier, Regis
Shariq Khan, Rutgers-Camden
Sebastian Narath, Rutgers-Newark
Mike DeFelice, Suffolk

Founded in 1995, the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) is an NCAA Division III association made up of 13 member institutions and over 3,000 student-athletes across the New England region. Each year, the GNAC sponsors and administers 20 championships, while balancing academic integrity, athletic opportunities and community involvement. 

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