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Matthew Berry Named First Team All-West Coast Conference

May 3, 2007

USF senior Matthew Berry, who recorded a 27-7 singles mark at number one singles this season, has been named first team all-West Coast Conference.

Berry, a senior from South Africa, came on strong at the end of the season, winning his last 10 singles matches and 16 of his last 18 decisions, all at number one singles. On the year his dual match record was 21-4 and he won all three matches in the WCC Championships.

"Matt had a special year," said Dons head coach Peter Bartlett. "It is great to have a senior leader at number one who consistantly earns you a point match in and match out. He is well respected throughout the league and truly deserved this honor."

Sophomore Thong Tu, a sophomore from Alameda was named second team all-West Coast Conference and Asaf Cohen, a freshman from Tel Aviv, Israel was named honorable mention.

Tu had a strong season, recording a 22-11 record, 16-8 in dual matches. He was 6-1 at the number two slot and 10-6 at the third position.

Cohen won seven of his last ten singles matches and finished the season19-12 overall and 16-8 in dual matches.

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