SIUE's Turpin Named All-GLVC

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
April 24, 2002

       Heath Turpin, a senior from Swansea, has been named All-Great Lakes Valley Conference by a vote of the league's 11 men's tennis coaches.
       Turpin helped SIUE men's tennis team to a 5-10 record and a sixth-place regular-season and GLVC Tournament finish. As a singles player, Turpin posted a 7-9 record. His doubles record was 4-10.
       Turpin was one of 13 players in the GLVC named All-Conference. Amine Benjelhoun, of Northern Kentucky, was named the Player of the Year. Billy Hopkins, of Northern Kentucky, was named Freshman of the Year.

GLVC All-Conference:
Amine Benjelloun - Northern Kentucky
Paulus Halim - Southern Indiana
Martin Kardos - Missouri-St. Louis
R.B. Hervey - Indianapolis
Weston Phillips - Southern Indiana
Chris Crawford - Southern Indiana
Brandon Campbell - Bellarmine
Marko Saulovic - Indianapolis
Joseph Clark - Missouri-St. Louis
Heath Turpin - SIU Edwardsville
Billy Hopkins - Northern Kentucky
Josh Huff - Bellarmine
Nick Herzog - Northern Kentucky

Player-of-the-Year: Amine Benjelloun - Northern Kentucky

Freshman-of-the-Year: Billy Hopkins - Northern Kentucky

Coach-of-the-Year: Jon Mark Hall - Southern Indiana

2002 GLVC Champion: University of Southern Indiana