May 17, 2010

W&L's White Named ITA Atlantic South Rookie of the Year

SKILLMAN, N.J. – Washington and Lee first-year Hayden White (Baltimore, Md./Towson) has been selected as the Atlantic South Region Rookie of the Year as announced recently by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).

White receives the award after placing fourth in singles at the ITA Small College Championships to post ITA All-America honors during the fall season.  He was also recently selected to participate in the NCAA Division III Singles Championships.

A First Team All-ODAC selection in both singles and doubles, White was also named the ODAC Rookie of the Year.  He will enter the NCAA competition with a 23-10 singles record and he completed his rookie campaign with a 17-8 doubles ledger.  He can move into a tie for fifth-place on the school’s single-season wins list with two more victories.

White will continue his season in the NCAA Individual Championships held on May 28-30 at Oberlin College.

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