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David Anderton Named Assistant Men's Tennis Coach

Aug. 22, 2007

(San Diego, CA) - David Anderton has been named assistant men's tennis coach at the University of San Diego, it was announced today by Torero head coach Tom Hagedorn. Anderton comes to USD from the University of Miami where he was assistant coach for the Hurricane women's program the past four years. This past season he was named the NCAA Division I ITA Women's Assistant Coach of the Year as the team finished 22-7 overall and reached the NCAA quarterfinals.

"We are delighted to have David Anderton join our program," said USD head coach Tom Hagedorn. "He brings a proven record of success and a wealth of experience coaching at the top collegiate level. He will have an immediate impact on our team. With David joining the staff, and the addition of six incoming freshmen, we are really excited about the upcoming year."

The past four years Anderton collaborated with head coach Paige Yaroshuk-Tews in the essential development of the Miami women's tennis program to become one of the forefront teams in collegiate tennis. Miami has reached the NCAA Team Championships with the assistance of Anderton in each of his four years with the program. Including last season's trip to the finals where the Hurricanes compiled a 24-7 record, after an impressive showing at the NCAA Tournament. Miami finished fourth in the final Fila Collegiate Tennis Rankings. Miami has consistently been ranked among the top ten teams in the country over the past four seasons. During Miami's impressive run to the NCAA finals of 2006, Anderton helped the Miami women's tennis team defeat both No. 2 Notre Dame and No.3 Southern California in the quarterfinals and semifinals of the NCAA Tournament. The Hurricanes reached the finals of NCAA tournament for the first time since the 1986 season.

Prior to joining the Miami staff, Anderton spent two seasons as the women's assistant coach at the University at Alabama, and also worked as an assistant coach for the men's and women's tennis programs at Western Michigan University from 1998-99. Anderton played tennis for four years at Bowling Green where he was co-captain and named to the Dean's list from 1997-98. He earned a degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology from Bowling Green in 1998. Anderton was born and raised in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada.

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