Brian DeMaagd and Preston Phillips Receive All-MIAA Men’s Tennis Honors
Saturday, May 05, 2012
The All-MIAA men’s tennis teams have been announced and Calvin junior Brian DeMaagd has been named to the All-MIAA first team while junior Preston Phillips has been named to the All-MIAA second team.
A native of Grandville and a graduate of Calvin Christian High School, DeMaagd is receiving All-MIAA honors for the first time. Earlier this year, he received MIAA Player of the Week honors once. DeMaagd served as Calvin’s No. 1 singles player this year. In conference play, DeMaagd was 3-3 at No. 1 singles. He was also part of a No. 2 doubles team that went 6-0 in league play this spring.
Phillips is from Bexley, Ohio. He is a graduate of Bexley High School. Phillips filled Calvin’s No. 2 singles slot throughout much of the 2012 season. He was 4-2 in singles play against league opponents. He was also part of a No. 1 doubles team for the Knights this spring and posted a 5-1 doubles record against league opponents.
Calvin finished the 2012 season with an overall record of 11-9 and a second place finish in the MIAA regular season standings with a 5-1 league mark. The Knights later reached the MIAA Tournament Championship final before falling to Kalamazoo College 5-1.