Men's Tennis Captures Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association All-Sports Trophy
July 13, 2011
CLEVELAND, Ohio- The George Washington men's tennis team was named the recipient of the Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association (ADA) All-Sports trophy for men's tennis on Wednesday morning.
"We are excited to win an award that exemplifies both our academic and athletic performance" said head coach Greg Munoz. "Of the 95 Division I non-football schools we are proud to be a part of those selected for this trophy".
GW (15-8) competed in its first-ever NCAA Championship, falling to No. 12 Duke, 4-0, on May 13 and ended the season as the seventh-ranked team in the Atlantic Region of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Poll.
The Colonials earned the automatic bid to the NCAA Championships after defeating Xavier, 4-0, in the 2011 A-10 Championship finals on April 17 at the Dwight Davis Tennis Center in St. Louis, Mo. GW, the A-10 Championship's top seed for the fourth consecutive year, also defeated Duquesne and Saint Joseph's by identical 4-0 scores. The A-10 crown was the program's second overall and first since 1979.
About Division I-AAA ADA: Now in its 11th year, the Division I-AAA Athletics Directors Association's mission is to enhance initiatives common to its Division I-AAA membership (the 95 Division I institutions that do not sponsor football), in particular, aspects related to their flagship basketball programs. For more information on the Division I-AAA ADA, please visit www.div1aaa-ada.com. The Division I-AAA ADA is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), which is in its 47th year. For more information on NACDA and the 12 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visit www.nacda.com.