Three Westmont players earn All-American honors

Half of Westmont’s starters have been named 2012 NAIA Men’s Tennis All-Americans. Senior Bryan Cox of Alamo, California was named to the first team. Tim Goranson of Falkenberg, Sweden and Rodrigo Schaefer of Florianopolis, Brazil were placed on the second team.

It marks the first time in Warrior history that three men’s tennis players have received All-American honors.

Playing at number one singles, Cox posted a record of 11-10. Goranson’s single record was 13-8, playing mostly and number two and three. Schaefer had a record of 14-7, also playing at number two and three.

Schaefer and Cox teamed up at number one doubles and posted a record of 11-9. Schaefer added another win partnered with Gerrit Dickey. Goranson posted a 13-7 record at number two doubles, playing every game except one with John Bertram.

The eighth-ranked Warriors made their third trip in as many years to the NAIA National Tournament, which was conducted last week. After receiving a first round bye, Westmont defeated William Carey (Miss.) by a score of 5-4 in the second round. In the quarterfinals, the Warriors fell to top-seeded Fresno Pacific 5-0.