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Freshman <B>Michael Buxbaum</b> and <b>Emerson Walsh</b> earned First Team All-CC honors in doubles.
 
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May 9, 2014

LANCASTER, PA - The Johns Hopkins men's tennis team had eight players earn All-Centennial Conference honors, led by freshman Michael Buxbaum, who was named both the Player of the Year and the Rookie of the Year. Five players earned All-CC honors in singles and a pair of doubles teams was honored. In addition, senior Joonas Karjalainen was named the inaugural CC Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Seventh-ranked Hopkins opens NCAA Tournament play on Saturday.

Earning all-conference honors, in addition to Buxbaum and Karjalainen, seniors Jeremy Schwartz and German Gonzalez, junior Edward Corty and Sam Weissler and freshmen Emerson Walsh and Jeff Mackenzie. Hopkins has now produced 43 All-CC singles selections and 44 doubles selections since the conference's inception in 1994.

Buxbaum is the first freshman in conference history to earn Player of the Year honors and is the third Blue Jay to earn the honor, following in the footsteps of David Maldow (2009, 2010) and Andy Hersh (2012). Buxbaum also earned First Team All-CC honors in singles and doubles. He enters the postseason with a 16-4 record in singles, including a 5-0 record in conference play, and is ranked second in the Atlantic South. He was recently selected to compete in the NCAA Singles and Doubles championship, along with partner and classmate Emerson Walsh. The freshman doubles duo is ranked number one in the region and have combined for an 18-7 record on the season. They won the 2013 ITA Southeast Doubles Championship and finished fifth at the USTA/ITA National Small College Championship last fall.

 

 

Karjalainen, Corty and Mackenzie all earned Second Team All-CC honors for singles. Karjalainen went 6-0 this season, including 5-0 in conference play, and finished his career with an undefeated 15-0 record in the Centennial. He earned Scholar-Athlete honors as the junior or senior on the all-conference team with the highest cumulative GPA. Karjalainen has a 3.83 GPA in environmental engineering. Corty posted a 6-1 record overall and was 5-0 in CC play this season. Mackenzie is 9-0 in his rookie campaign and also went 5-0 in CC play.

Schwartz and Gonzalez earned Second Team All-CC honors for doubles after going 5-0 in conference play this season. Schwartz finished his career with a 10-0 record in doubles in CC play, while Gonzalez went 14-0. Rounding out the Blue Jays' honorees is Weissler, who grabbed Honorable Mention accolades for singles. He is 13-2 overall this season in singles and went 5-0 in conference action.

Hopkins went undefeated in Centennial Conference matches this season, extending its conference win streak to 74, and won its eight straight and ninth overall CC title earlier this month.

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