Hu, Yeung Named to All-Ivy League Teams

Photo courtesy of Zack Williamson
Photo courtesy of Zack Williamson

PRINCETON, N.J. – Harvard men's tennis senior Nicky Hu was named to the first team All-Ivy League as a singles and doubles player, while junior Brian Yeung earned second team all-conference doubles honors, the Ancient Eight announced Thursday.

Hu sat at the No. 1 spot for the entire year, collecting an 11-16 overall record, including seven wins in dual play. At doubles, the Palo Alto, California product went 15-15 overall, including 4-3 in conference action. The conference honor is the first for Hu.  

This marks the second league nod for Yeung, who also earned second team accolades last season. The Hong Kong native posted a 14-14 overall record with a partner, including a 10-10 mark in dual action and a 3-3 tally in conference play. Yeung was .500 against nationally-ranked opponents in doubles play.

Dave Fish, The Scott Mead '77 Head Coach for Harvard Men's Tennis, has now mentored 80 All-EITA/Ivy singles players and 52 doubles players.

FIRST TEAM ALL-IVY

Singles
Peter Tarwid, Brown (So. - Lake Forest, Ill.)
*Shawn Hadavi, Columbia (Jr. - Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.)
*David Volfson, Cornell (Fr. - Thornhill, Ontario, Canada)
*Dovydas Sakinis, Dartmouth (Sr. - Siauliai, Lithuania)
Nicholas Hu, Harvard (Sr. - Palo Alto, Calif.)
Kyle Mautner, Penn (Fr. - Greenwich, Conn.)

Doubles
Mike Vermeer, Columbia (Sr. - Steinsel, Luxembourg)
Colin Sinclair, Cornell (Jr. - Brisbane, Australia)
David Volfson, Cornell (Fr. - Thornhill, Ontario, Canada)
Brendan Tannenbaum, Dartmouth (Sr. - Indianapolis)
George Wall, Dartmouth (Jr. - Hope Island, Queensland, Australia)
Nicholas Hu, Harvard (Sr. - Palo Alto, Calif.) 

SECOND TEAM ALL-IVY

Singles
Victor Pham, Columbia (Fr. - Saratoga, Calif.)
Eric Rubin, Columbia (Sr. - Long Beach, N.Y.)
Mike Vermeer, Columbia (Sr. - Steinsel, Luxembourg)
Colin Sinclair, Cornell (Jr. - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)
Thomas Colautti, Princeton (Jr. - London)
Diego Vives, Princeton (So. - Santiago, Chile)

Doubles
Shawn Hadavi, Columbia (Jr. - Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.)
Michal Rolski, Columbia (So. - Kielczow, Poland)
Max Schmidt, Dartmouth (Jr. - Morris Plains, N.J.)
Brian Yeung, Harvard (Jr. - Hong Kong)
Alexander Day, Princeton (Jr. - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
Luke Gamble, Princeton (So. - Boise, Idaho)

PLAYER OF THE YEAR
*Shawn Hadavi, Columbia (Jr. - Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.)

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
David Volfson, Cornell (Fr. - Thornhill, Ontario, Canada)

COACH OF THE YEAR
Chris Drake, Dartmouth

*Unanimous Selection