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Secord Named State Player And Rookie Of The Year

Canon Secord has been named the VaSID State Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year,
Canon Secord has been named the VaSID State Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year,

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - Bridgewater College tennis standout Canon Secord added more postseason honors to his list of accomplishments as he has been named the State College Division Men's Tennis Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year while also being named to the all-state first team in singles by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID).

Secord, the 2019 ODAC Player of the Year and the ODAC Rookie of the Year, posted a 15-2 overall singles record during his first season with the Eagles. He finished the season ranked No. 21 in the Atlantic South region singles rankings. He was Bridgewater's first player to win the ODAC Player of the Year Award since 1991 when Laurent Comec received the honor. Secord was the first Eagle to win the ODAC Rookie of the Year. The conference gave out its first Rookie of the Year honor in 2003.

Joining Secord on the VaSID All-State first team in singles were Mary Washington's Patrick Hughes and Moses Hutchinson, Christopher Newport's Dominic Lacombe and Ryan Macy and Washington and Lee's Bobby Neuner.

Mary Washington's Todd Helbling was named the VaSID State Coach of the Year.

All-State First Team
Doubles
Daniel Blonquist/Kukutla Motlojoa, Southern Virginia University
Matt Miles/Moses Hutchison, University of Mary Washington
Bobby Neuner/Mitchell Thomas, Washington and Lee University

Singles
Patrick Hughes, University of Mary Washington
Moses Hutchison, University of Mary Washington
Dominic Lacombe, Christopher Newport University
Ryan Macy, Christopher Newport University
Bobby Neuner, Washington and Lee University
Canon Secord, Bridgewater College                                            

All-State Second Team
Doubles
Matthew Moody/Michael Moody, Hampden-Sydney College
Patrick Hughes/Michael Fleming, University of Mary Washington
Harry Shepherd/Noah Tapp, Washington and Lee University                                       

Singles
Ryland Byrd, University of Mary Washington
Paul Gladstone, Virginia Wesleyan University
Derek Hagino, University of Mary Washington
Matt Miles, University of Mary Washington
Harry Shepherd, Washington and Lee University
Timothy Tep, Virginia Wesleyan University