ITA State Awards - Lovedeep Singh Named Rookie of the Year, Bo Jabery-Madison Named Head Coach of the Year
April 27, 2014
In 2014 American River Men’s Tennis had another highly successful season, as indicated by the award nominees and winners at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association awards banquet. Lovedeep Singh was chosen as the 2014 Rookie of the Year. It is an award that honors the best first-year player in the state. Singh earned it with an overall record of 22-2 in singles and 20-3 in doubles. He reached the State Championship at Ojai singles final, before losing to Player of the Year Nathan Eshmade of Cerritos. For the second time in three years, Bo Jabery-Madison was named State Coach of the Year. ARC has been ranked top 6 in the state rankings in each of the last three seasons. The team has accumulated a 50-8 dual-team match record in those three years and they have won the Big 8 North Conference title in each of those seasons. In addition to the ITA award winners, Kevin Valentine was one of five finalists nominated for the Arthur Ashe Sportsmanship Award, and Andrew Swart was one of five finalists for the Assistant Coach of the Year.