Stadnyk Named HCAC Men's Tennis Most Valuable Player

Stadnyk Named HCAC Men's Tennis Most Valuable Player

GREENWOOD, Ind. – Earlham College men's tennis sophomore Vitalii Stadnyk has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) Men's Tennis Most Valuable Player for the second consecutive season.

Stadnyk, who earns a spot on the All-HCAC First Team with his MVP honor, finished the HCAC season 8-0 at first singles and 6-2 at first doubles, with partner Jack Ventura-Cruess. Overall, Stadnyk finished the year 36-10.

The Quakers also had four players named Honorable Mention All-HCAC - senior Jack Ventura-Cruess, sophomores Vojislav Tatarevic and Adam Schwartz, and freshman Nicola Manni.

Ventura-Cruess finished 17-5 along with Stadnyk at first doubles and added a 16-4 record in singles. Tatarevic led the team in singles victories with 19 while added 14 wins in doubles. Manni and Schwartz played third and fourth singles respectively for Earlham this season.

The Quakers finished their 2015-16 season 12-11 overall and finished in second place in the HCAC. Earlham advanced to the HCAC Tournament semifinals.