May 4, 2010

Trinity's Frey & McMindes Named SCAC Player & Coach Of the Year

SUWANEE, Ga. - In exclusive voting by the head coaches in the league, Max Frey of Trinity has been selected the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Men’s Tennis Player-of-the-Year for the second consecutive year. In that same balloting, Trinity’s Russell McMindes was voted Men’s Coach-of-the-Year. 

Frey, a sophomore from Tulsa, Okla., posted a 14-8 singles record (21-4 doubles) and beat two Division II players during the season. In the fall, Frey advanced to the finals of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Division III Southwest Region championship. He is the 13th overall Trinity player to be named SCAC Player-of-the-Year and the fourth men's player in league history to win the award in consecutive seasons.

For the first time in his career, Trinity’s McMindes has been recognized by his peers as the SCAC Men’s Tennis Coach-of-the-Year. McMindes’ 13th-ranked Tigers earned the program’s 15th SCAC title after defeating 15th-ranked DePauw, 5-3, in the SCAC championship match. McMindes has compiled a 16-9 record in his first season at Trinity and led the Tigers to the NCAA Tournament for the 17th since 1993.

For the entire 2010 Men's Tennis All-SCAC team, click here.

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