Gaffigan Named All-OVC

Gaffigan Named All-OVC

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – SIUE men's tennis player Patrick Gaffigan (Springfield, Illinois) was named second team All-Ohio Valley Conference Thursday by a vote of the league's head coaches.

Gaffigan finished the season with a 14-14 overall record and a 13-7 record in dual singles matches. His 7-2 record in OVC matches was a team best.

The Cougar senior won his last three matches of the season, finishing 12-6 in No. 3 singles matches.

Gaffigan and teammate Tristan Houle were 9-8 in dual doubles matches and 5-2 in OVC play. Gaffigan also was 3-0 with teammate Marten Jonsson in doubles matches during the fall season.

Below is a list of OVC honorees.


2016 All-Ohio Valley Conference Men's Tennis Teams

(voted on by the league's head tennis coaches)



Cedric Dujacquier, Belmont

Ramon Van Flymen, Eastern Kentucky

Alex Alvaro, Eastern Kentucky

Ritchie Kruunenberg, Morehead State

Eduardo Mena, Tennessee Tech

Alberto Esteban, Tennessee Tech

Guillermo Nicolas, Tennessee Tech



Almantos Ozelis, Austin Peay

Robert Skolik, Eastern Illinois

Guillem Sanchis, Eastern Kentucky

Gabriel Ruiz, Morehead State

Patrick Gaffigan, SIUE

Daniel Bernal, Tennessee State

Alex Arovin, Tennessee Tech


OVC PLAYER OF THE YEAR:  Eduardo Mena, Tennessee Tech

OVC FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Guillermo Nicolas, Tennessee Tech

OVC COACH OF THE YEAR: Kenny Doyle, Tennessee Tech

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