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NCAA.com | April 30, 2014

Selections announced for DI Men's Tennis championships

INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Subcommittee has selected the 64 singles players and 32 doubles teams that will compete in the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Tennis championships.

The singles and doubles competition will be conducted May 21-26 at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Georgia, following the conclusion of the team championship, which runs from May 15-20. Georgia will serve as host.

All matches shall be the best-of-three sets. Regular scoring and a 12-point tiebreaker at six-games-all will be used for all matches.

Automatic qualification into the Division I singles championships is awarded to any conference with one or more eligible singles players ranked in the ITA Top 125 for eligible/entered singles players. For conferences with more than one singles player within the ITA Top 125 eligible/entered singles players, the subcommittee applies the NCAA selection criteria to determine which student-athlete is the automatic qualifier from those conferences. All singles players must have a minimum of 13 completed singles matches in order to be selected as an automatic qualifier or an at-large selection.

Automatic qualification into the Division I doubles championships is awarded to any conference with one or more eligible doubles teams ranked in the ITA Top 60 for eligible/entered doubles teams. For conferences with more than one doubles team within the ITA Top 60 eligible/entered doubles teams, the subcommittee applies the NCAA selection criteria to determine which doubles team is the automatic qualifier from those conferences. All doubles teams must have a minimum of 10 completed doubles matches in order to be selected as an automatic qualifier or an at-large selection.

SINGLES

Automatic qualifications (17), listed alphabetically by conference:

American Athletic -- Roberto Cid, South Florida

Atlantic Coast -- Mitchell Frank, Virginia

Atlantic Sun -- Jordi Vives, Florida Gulf Coast

Atlantic 10 -- Alexis Heugas, VCU

Big South -- Philippe Tsangaridis, Coastal Carolina

Big Ten -- Jared Hiltzik, Illinois

Big 12 Guillermo Alcorta Oklahoma

Colonial -- Rafael Aita, North Carolina-Wilmington

Conference USA -- Joran Vliegen East Carolina

Ivy League -- Winston Lin, Columbia

Missouri Valley -- Alen Salibasic, Drake

Mountain West -- Andrew Bettles, Boise State

Pac-12 -- Clay Thompson, UCLA

SEC -- Nik Scholtz, Ole Miss

Southern -- Cameron Silverman, Elon

Summit League -- Henry Craig, Denver

West Coast -- Alex Sarkissian, Pepperdine

At-large selections (47), listed alphabetically by last name:

Andrew Adams, South Carolina

Harrison Adams Texas A&M

Axel Alvarez Llamas, Oklahoma

Greg Andrews, Notre Dame

Gonzales Austin, Vanderbilt

Romain Bogaerts, Wake Forest

Nick Chappell, TCU

Amerigo Contini, Virginia Tech

Florent Diep, Florida

Alex Domijan, Virginia

Diego Galeano, Baylor

Marcos Giron, UCLA

Lloyd Glasspool, Texas

Farris Gosea, Illinois

Yannick Hanfmann, Southern California

Hunter Harrington, Clemson

Andrew Harris, Oklahoma

Søren Hess-Olesen, Texas

Tom Jomby, Kentucky

Peter Kobelt, Ohio State

Julian Lenz, Baylor

Mikelis Libietis, Tennessee

Ryan Lipman, Vanderbilt

Mackenzie McDonald, UCLA

Ben McLachlan, California

Denis Nguyen, Harvard

Lukas Ollert, Auburn

Nathan Pasha, Georgia

Austin Powell, NC State

Patrick Pradella, Baylor

Daniil Proskura, Alabama

Roberto Quiroz, Southern California

Hunter Reese, Tennessee

Fred Saba, Duke

Ray Sarmiento, USC

Ronnie Schneider, North Carolina

Brayden Schnur, North Carolina

Ryan Shane, Virginia

Austin Smith, Georgia

Raleigh Smith, Northwestern

Clarke Spinosa, San Diego

Leonard Stakhovsky, Penn State

Jason Tahir, Duke

Leandro Toledo, Minnesota

Shane Vinsant, Texas A&M

Jonny Wang, USC

Dane Webb, Oklahoma

ALTERNATES:

1. Florian Lakat, Mississippi State

2. Felipe Soares, Texas Tech

3. Daniel Cochrane, Auburn

4. Tim Kopinski, Illinois

5. Carlos Lopez Villa, Old Dominion

6. Connor Glennon, Memphis

7. Dominic Cotrone, Florida State

8. Omar Aly, Miami (Fla.)

9. Jeremy Efferding, Texas A&M

Seeds 1-8:

1. Clay Thompson, UCLA

2. Marcos Giron, UCLA

3. Julian Lenz, Baylor

4. Mitchell Frank, Virginia

5. Guillermo Alcorta, Oklahoma

6. Alex Domijan, Virginia

7. Axel Alvarez Llamas, Oklahoma

8. Jared Hiltzik, Illinois

Seeds 9-16, listed alphabetically by last name:

Yannick Hanfmann, USC

Søren Hess-Olesen, Texas

Tom Jomby, Kentucky

Peter Kobelt, Ohio State

Patrick Pradella, Baylor

Ray Sarmiento, USC

Brayden Schnur, North Carolina

Nik Scholtz, Ole Miss

DOUBLES

Automatic qualifications (14), listed alphabetically by conference:

American Athletic -- Joe Salisbury and David O'Hare, Memphis

Atlantic Coast -- Hunter Harrington and Dominique Maden, Clemson

Atlantic Sun -- Norbert Nemcsek and Jack Findel-Hawkins, North Florida

Atlantic 10 -- Nick Jones and Alexis Heugas, VCU

Big Ten -- Peter Kobelt and Kevin Metka, Ohio State

Big 12 -- Nick Chappell and Will Stein, TCU

Conference USA -- Dylan McCloskey and Clifford Marsland, Tulsa

Ivy League -- Ashok Narayana and Max Schnur, Columbia

Missouri Valley -- Robin Goodman and Ravi Patel, Drake

Mountain West -- Victor Ouvrard and Robert Allan, Nevada

Pac-12 -- Ray Sarmiento and Yannick Hanfmann, USC

SEC -- Mikelis Libietis and Hunter Reese, Tennessee

Summit League -- Henry Craig and Alex Gasson, Denver

West Coast -- Alex Sarkissian and Francis Alcantara, Pepperdine

At-large selections (18), listed alphabetically by institution:

Becker O'Shaughnessey and Daniil Proskura, Alabama

Patrick Pradella and Mate Zsiga, Baylor

Gregory Bayane and Chase Melton, California

Gordon Watson and Elliott Orkin, Florida

Ben Wagland and Hernus Pieters, Georgia

Denis Nguyen and Casey MacMaster, Harvard

Tim Kopinski and Ross Guignon, Illinois

Jordan Angus and Malte Stropp, Mississippi State

Brayden Schnur and Brett Clark, North Carolina

Ian Dempster and Robbie Mudge, NC State

Greg Andrews and Alex Lawson, Notre Dame

Andrew Harris and Dane Webb, Oklahoma

Arjun Kadhe and Jakob Sude, Oklahoma State

Russell Bader and Leonard Stakhovsky, Penn State

Lloyd Glasspool and Søren Hess-Olesen, Texas

Junior Ore and Jackson Withrow, Texas A&M

Marcos Giron and Mackenzie McDonald, UCLA

Gonzales Austin and Ryan Lipman, Vanderbilt

ALTERNATES:

1. Peter Kobelt * and Ralf Steinback, Ohio State

2. Chip Cox and Tsvetan Mihov, South Carolina

3. Tom Jomby and Kevin Lai, Kentucky

4. Mathieu Froment and Jack Hamburg, Minnesota

5. Cameron Ghorbani and Brendan Tannebaum, Dartmouth

6. Manfred Jeske and Mike Nott, Arkansas

7. Filip Vittek and Clarke Spinosa, San Diego

* -- If a student-athlete would have been selected to the championship with two different partners, that student-athlete has the ability to be an alternate in the draw with the other partner. This only comes into play if the student-athlete not listed on both teams is unable to participate.

Seeds 1-4:

1. Ray Sarmiento and Yannick Hanfmann, USC

2. Mikelis Libietis and Hunter Reese Tennessee

3. Gonzales Austin and Ryan Lipman Vanderbilt

4. Peter Kobelt and Kevin Metka Ohio State

Seeds 5-8, listed alphabetically by institution:

Becker O'Shaughnessey and Daniil Proskura, Alabama

Ben Wagland and Hernus Pieters, Georgia

Tim Kopinski and Ross Guignon, Illinois

Junior Ore and Jackson Withrow, Texas A&M

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