May 1, 2009

Caldwell, Dawson Brothers Earn All-Ivy Honors

May 1, 2009

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Three Bulldogs were honored by the Ivy League Friday with All-Ivy selections. Senior captain Jeff Dawson and his brother, junior Connor Dawson, both earned second team All-Ivy selections in singles. The doubles team of Connor Dawson and senior Michael Caldwell was named second team All-Ivy in doubles.

Jeff and Connor posted 3-4 and 4-3 Ivy League records at No. 1 and No. 2 singles for the Bulldogs, respectively, to earn All-Ivy honors. The duo of Caldwell and Connor Dawson went 4-3 in the Ivy League at No. 1 doubles for Yale.

2009 Ivy Men's Tennis Postseason Awards

PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Chris Clayton, Harvard (Sr., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
Haig Schneiderman, Columbia (Fr., New York, N.Y.)

FIRST TEAM ALL-IVY
Singles
Chris Lee, Brown (Sr., Sudbury, Mass.)
Bogdan Borta, Columbia (Sr., Bacau, Romania)
*Chris Clayton, Harvard (Sr., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)
*Alexei Chijoff-Evans, Harvard (So., Plano, Texas)
Hicham Laalej, Penn (Jr., Via Mekles, Morocco)
*Peter Capkovic, Princeton (Sr., Bratislava, Slovakia)

Doubles
*Sam Garland (Sr., Bradenton, Fla.) & Noah Gardner (Sr., Cambridge, Mass.), Brown
Bogdan Borta (Sr., Bacau, Romania) & Mihai Nichifor (Jr., Constanta, Romania), Columbia
*Kyle Doppelt (Sr., Purchase, N.Y.) & Josh Goldstein (Sr., St. Louis, Mo.), Cornell

SECOND TEAM ALL-IVY
Singles
Jonathan Pearlman, Brown (Sr., New York, N.Y.)
Mihai Nichifor, Columbia (Jr., Constanta, Romania)
Jonathan Wong, Columbia (Jr., Melville, N.Y.)
Jonathan Jaklitsch, Cornell (So., Islip, N.Y.)
Connor Dawson, Yale (Jr., St. Charles, Ill.)
Jeff Dawson, Yale (Sr., St. Charles, Ill.)

Doubles
Haig Schneiderman (Fr., New York, N.Y.) & Jonathan Wong (Jr., Melville, N.Y.), Columbia
Chris Clayton (Sr., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) & Alexei Chijoff-Evans (So., Plano, Texas), Harvard
Peter Capkovic (Sr., Bratislava, Slovakia) & Alex Vuckovic (Sr., Valrico, Fla.), Princeton
Michael Caldwell (Sr., Encinitas, Calif.) & Connor Dawson (Jr., St. Charles, Ill.), Yale

HONORABLE MENTION
Singles
Sam Garland, Brown (Sr., Bradenton, Fla.)
Haig Schneiderman, Columbia (Fr., New York, N.Y.)
Josh Goldstein, Cornell (Sr., St. Louis, Mo.)
Sasha Ermakov, Harvard (Sr., Dallas, Texas)
Jonathan Boym, Penn (Sr., Marlboro, N.J.)
Alex Vuckovic, Princeton (Sr., Valrico, Fla.)

Doubles
Jeremy Feldman (So., Armonk, N.Y.) & Andy Gauthier (So., Ann Arbor, Mich.), Cornell

* Unanimous Selection

Report Filed by Steven Horn '10, Yale Sports Publicity