Duo Helped Lead Xavier To BIG EAST Championship Semifinals
Jimmy Roebker, Zach Mueck and Freddy Abunku Received Tremendous Accolades.
Xavier Advances To Tournament Semifinal Match Against St. Joe's.
Xavier Finishes The Season With A 14-11 record.
Musketeers Will Face Butler In First Round Thursday.
Five Xavier tennis players earned conference awards. Jimmy Roebker, Mesa Mei, and Katie Pleiman were named to the first team. Brandon MacDonald and Daniella Patton earned second team honors. MacDonald and Pleiman were named to the academic team.
Xavier lost in the 2012 Atlantic 10 Men's Tennis Championship final match to George Washington, 4-3.
Xavier beat Dayton 4-0 in quarterfinals of the 2012 Atlantic 10 Men's Tennis Championship in Mason, Ohio.
The men's tennis team has earned the No. 2 seed at this weekend's conference tournament. The Musketeers will face the field beginning on Friday in Mason, Ohio.
Xavier defeated Dayton in conference men's tennis action on Wednesday. Sophomore Jimmy Roebker won at No. 1 for the Musketeers and took his doubles match as well.
2014 All-BIG EAST Team
2013 Atlantic 10 First Team
As a Senior (2013-14) Finished his Xavier career as an unanimous selection to the BIG EAST all-conference team ... Ended the season with a team-high 17 wins in singles play ... Recorded an 8-1 record at the No. 1 spot, and earned nine more wins as the No. 2 ... Enjoyed winning streaks of three matches or more on four different occasions during the season, including winning six in a row from Feb. 7 (Central Florida) to Feb. 21 (Western Michigan) ... Went 3-1 against BIG EAST competition during the regular season ... Finished 13-6 overall in doubles in the No. 1 spot, playing all but one match with Jimmy Roebker ... Earned a decisive win over Indiana's Dimitrije Tasic and Sven Lalic (7-1) in Bloomington ... Defeated three of four BIG EAST opponents during the regular season, including an 8-1 victory over Butler's Billy Weldon and Austin Woldmoe on Apr. 11.
As a Junior (2012-13): Posted a team-high 29 wins in singles ... Finished 29-9 overall with a 19-5 record in dual meets ... Went 18-5 in the No. 2 position ... Won ten-straight matches from Jan. 16 (Ohio State) to Feb. 20 (Butler) ... Recorded shut-out wins over Drake's Alen Salibasic (6-0, 6-0) and Cleveland State's Matt Kuelke (6-0, 6-0) ... Went 7-1 against Atlantic 10 competition, including a shut-out victory over Temple's Maros Januvka (6-0, 6-0) ... Paired with Jimmy Roebker for an 18-7 record in doubles ... Enjoyed win streaks of five and six during the season while partnered with Roebker ... Opened the Atlantic 10 Championship with a victory over Dayton's Aidan Koross and Robert Salcedo (8-2) ... Ended the season 19-8 overall and 5-1 in the Atlantic 10 for doubles.
As a Sophomore (2011-12): Atlantic 10 First Team selection and conference player of the week once ... Turned in a solid second-year campaign with a 24-14 singles mark and impressive 24-9 record as a doubles partner ... Won the Louisville Invitational Singles Flight A Championship with four-straight victories ... Played nearly the entire dual-match season at the No. 2 singles spot where he produced a 14-7 record ... Went 14-8 in dual matches and had a 5-1 conference record ... Along with classmate Jimmy Roebker won seven-straight doubles matches to end the year ... With Roebker the duo went 15-6 in dual matches at the No. 1 position and 5-1 in tournaments and conference matches ... Posted doubles wins in the A-10 quarterfinals and semifinals ... Won the doubles championship at the Tennessee Fall Invitational.
As a Freshman (2010-11): Second Team All-Conference selection ... Posted a team-best 27-11 overall singles record including a 16-8 record in the dual match season where he competed in the No. 4 slot ... Went 4-3 in doubles action.
Prior to Xavier: Three-year varsity starter at Somerville High School ... Undefeated during his high school career ... Named to the Boston Globe All-Scholastic team ... Greater Boston League All-Star.
Personal: Economics major...Son of Pin Pin Huang.
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