BALTIMORE, MD – Johns Hopkins senior Jeremy Dubin has been named the ITA Atlantic South Most Improved Senior it was announced on Thursday afternoon. This is the 10th time a Hopkins student-athlete or coach has received a regional honor from the ITA.
Dubin will finish his career at the 2017 NCAA Singles and Doubles Championship next week in Chattanooga, TN. He enters the final week of his career with 56 singles wins, 51 doubles wins and 107 total wins. He is one of just eight players in program history to earn at least 50 career singles and 50 career doubles wins. Dubin ranks seventh in program history in singles wins, 14th in doubles wins and 10th in total wins.
Dubin began his career playing primarily at third and fourth singles and second and third doubles. By his junior year, he had moved up to the number two spot in singles and the number one in doubles. Dubin would go on to earn All-America honors in doubles, posting a 20-5 record, and participating in the NCAA Doubles Championship.
Dubin began this season at number two singles, but moved up after classmate Mike Buxbaum suffered an injury. Ranked fifth in the Atlantic South in singles, he earned a spot in the NCAA Singles Championship. After Buxbaum’s injury, Dubin partnered with freshman Joseph Cartledge and the two did not miss a beat. The pair is ranked fourth in the region with a 10-3 record, including a 7-1 record against doubles teams ranked in the Atlantic South. Dubin and Cartledge would earn a spot in the NCAA Doubles Championship, making Dubin just the fifth player in school history to participate in both the singles and doubles championship in the same season.