Cartledge and Dubin Selected to NCAA Individual Championship
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Johns Hopkins senior Jeremy Dubin and freshman Joseph Cartledge have been selected for the NCAA Singles & Doubles Championship it was announced Wednesday night. Dubin will participate in the singles championship and he will partner with Cartledge in the doubles championship.
Hopkins has now sent at least one player to the NCAA Individual Championships in each of the last 11 years. A Blue Jay doubles team has participated in the NCAA Championship in nine of the last 10 years.
The individual championships consist of 32 singles players and 16 doubles teams. The national committee selected seven singles players and three doubles teams from each of the four regions. The committee then selected the remaining four singles players and four doubles teams from a national at-large pool. The draw for the individual championships will be done by the committee and will be released on the last day of the team championship.
The NCAA Team Championship will take place May 22-24 and the individual championships May 25-27, both at The Champions Tennis Club in Chattanooga, TN. The University of the South and the Chattanooga Sports Commission will host the championships.
Dubin is making his first appearance in the singles championship and his second straight in the doubles championship. He is ranked fifth in the Atlantic South and is 10-2 this season in singles. Dubin enters the NCAA Tournament with 54 career singles wins, which ranks seventh in program history. He also boasts 50 career doubles wins, tied for 14th in school history, and is just the eighth player to win both 50 singles and 50 doubles matches. He ranks 11th in school history with 104 total career wins.
Dubin and Cartledge have paired to go 9-2 in doubles this season and are currently ranked fourth in the Atlantic South. The pair is 6-1 against regionally ranked opponents, including the top three doubles teams in the Atlantic South. Overall, Dubin is 14-3 in doubles this season while Cartledge is 13-6.