David Konstantinov named Rookie of the Year by the ITA

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Regional Award Winners

WHITTIER, Calif. – Freshman David Konstantinov added to his already impressive first year resume after being named the West Region Rookie of the Year according to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association yesterday afternoon.

Konstantinov who was named 1st Team All-SCIAC last week, being the first freshman men's tennis player in Whittier College Tennis History to ever achieve this feat capped off a spectacular year where he played No. 2 singles, No. 1 doubles and gained Freshman Athlete of the Year Honors for the college.    

At No. 1 doubles he teamed up with senior Julian Seneviratne finishing with a 15-2 record, a National Ranking of No. 12 and a regional ranking of No. 7.

In singles he played 17 matches all at No. 2 and finished 12-5 finishing with a West Regional Ranking of No. 15.