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Dons Matthew Berry, Korbinian Kramer, Thong Tu Earn All-Conference Tennis Honors

May 8, 2006

San Bruno - The West Coast Conference announced that USF Junior Matthew Berry from Cape Town, South Africa was named to the conference's second team, singles. Freshmen Korbinian Kramer from Friedberg, Germany and Thong Tu from Alameda, CA earned honorable mention honors for singles. Kramer was 5-3 in conference singles play and Tu was 6-3.

The three players were instrumental in powering the Dons to third place in the WCC Championships as they swept rival St. Mary's in singles in the first round. The Dons led St. Mary's in their regular season series 2-1. The team concluded 2006 with a record of 10-14, 4-6 WCC.

2006 WCC Men's Tennis Awards:

Player of the Year: Scott Doerner, PepperdineFreshman of the Year: Ryo Sekiguchi, San DiegoCoach of the Year: Adam Steinberg, Pepperdine

2006 Men's Singles All-Conference Team:

First Team:Scott Doerner, PepperdineMatthew Loucks, PortlandIvor Lovrak, PepperdineJan Macek, Santa ClaraPedro Rico, PepperdinePierrick Ysern, San Diego

Second Team:Omar Altmann, PepperdineAndre Begemann, PepperdineMatthew Berry, San FranciscoThomas Liversage, San DiegoOscar Plotnik, San DiegoNico Terrien, Loyola Marymount

Honorable Mention:Reyniere Roxas, LMU; Mike Wojnarowicz, LMU; Richard Johnson, PEP;Achim Christner, SMC; Martin Marechal, SMC; Julien Tizot, SMC;Ryo Sekiguchi, USD; Korbinian Kramer, USF; Thong Tu, USF;Brian Brogan, SCU; Tommy Hicks, SCU

2006 Men's Doubles All-Conference Team:

First Team:Scott Doerner & Andre Begemann, PepperdineIvor Lovrak & Pedro Rico, PepperdineThomas Liversage & Pierrick Ysern, San Diego

Second Team:James Redpath & Scott Kennel, PortlandOmar Altmann & Richard Johnson, PepperdineKevin McQuaid & Blaine Shields, Santa Clara

Honorable Mention:Michael Chan & Nico Terrien,LMU;Yury Platonov & Achim Christner,SMC; Martin Marechal & Julien Tizot,SMC; Jan Macek & Bobby Rasmussen,SCU