April 25, 2019 - by
Men’s Tennis Places Two on All-ACC Team

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Following an 18-10 season, the Florida State men’s tennis team placed two student-athletes on the All-ACC team. Redshirt Senior Lucas Poullain earned first-team honors, while junior Alex Knaff earned second-team honors.

For the third straight season, Poullain made an All-ACC team. After his first season on campus, he earned third-team honors and followed that up with second-team honors his next year and first-team honors this season. Lucas finished the season with a 15-4 record including a 10-4 record on court one and a perfect 5-0 record on court two. Poullain was 7-3 in the ACC and 6-5 against ranked opponents.

Alex Knaff’s Second Team All-ACC Honor is the first of its kind for him. Knaff went 13-9 in singles on courts one through three. He went a perfect 5-0 on court one, 6-6 on court two and 2-3 on court three. He was 4-3 in the ACC. Knaff was also a force in doubles play all season long. He finished tied for the team lead in doubles wins with a 13-9 record. All but one of his doubles matches was played on court one as he finished with a 5-4 record in the ACC and garnered three ranked wins.

2019 ALL-ACC MEN’S TENNIS

Player of the Year: Carl Söderlund, Virginia

Freshman of the Year: Brandon Nakashima, Virginia

Coach of the Year: Andres Pedroso, Virginia

FIRST TEAM ALL-ACC
Lucas Poullain, Florida State
Carlos Divar, Georgia Tech
Alexis Galarneau, NC State
William Blumberg, North Carolina
Benjamin Sigouin, North Carolina
Carl Soderlund, Virginia
Brandon Nakashima, Virginia
Petros Chrysochos, Wake Forest
Borna Gojo, Wake Forest

SECOND TEAM ALL-ACC
Nick Stachowiak, Duke
Adria Soriano Barrera, Miami
Alex Knaff, Florida State
Igor Saveljic, NC State
Brian Cernoch, North Carolina
Axel Nefve, Notre Dame
Henrik Wiersholm, Virginia
Jason Kros, Virginia Tech
Bar Botzer, Wake Forest

THIRD TEAM ALL-ACC
Derek Austin, Boston College
Christopher Morin-Kougoucheff, Louisville
Simon Baudry, Clemson
Francisco Bastias, Miami
Josh Peck, North Carolina
Blaine Boyden, North Carolina
Richard Ciamarra, Notre Dame
Alex Lebedev, Notre Dame
Henrik Korsgaard, Virginia Tech

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