The NCAA announced the pairings for the men’s tennis championships on Tuesday, and Cal Poly’s Andre Dome drew No. 3-seeded Eric Quigley of Kentucky in today’s first round.
The match is set for 8:30 a.m. at the Dan Magill Tennis Center at the University of Georgia.
Dome, who was named the Big West Conference Player of the Year earlier this month, will team with doubles partner Matt Fawcett to take on Mississippi’s Jonas Lutjen and Nik Scholtz on Thursday.
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Miller semifinalist for shortstop award
Cal Poly's Mike Miller is one of 24 of the nation’s top shortstops to be named a semifinalist for the Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award by the National College Baseball Hall of Fame.
Miller, out of De La Salle High in Concord, is leading the Mustangs with a .364 batting average and leads the Big West with 84 hits and 53 runs scored.
Hicks receives top award at Dartmouth
Former Templeton High standout Kat Hicks received the Big Green Award, an annual award presented to the Dartmouth softball player who exemplified and maintained the high degree of sportsmanship, character, spirit and team values as voted by the coaching staff.
Hicks started 37 games at first base for the Big Green (14-25), recording a team-high 12 doubles on the season, the second-best single-season mark in school history. She also had a .263 batting average and 15 RBI, second on the team.
Cuesta announces athletes of month
Cody Lavalli and Katie Klosterman were named Cuesta College’s Athletes of the Month for the month of May on Tuesday.
Lavalli, an outfielder for the Cougars’ baseball team, was the team’s leading hitter and a unanimous first team pick on the all-Western State Conference team. He led the Cougars in doubles (12), triples (four) and home runs (four) while driving in a team-high 38 RBI.
Klosterman anchored three All-American relays for the women’s swimming team at the CCCAA State Championships as Cuesta earned its best state finish since 2008.