Shaughnessy and Kelm Named All-Centennial

LANCASTER, Pa. -- Swarthmore senior Kevin Shaughnessy and freshman Zak Kelm were named first-team All-Centennial Conference for men's tennis, as announced by the league office on Tuesday.

mten_shaughnessfhand2_091Shaughnessy (South Kingstown, R.I. / South Kingstown) and Kelm (Shaker Heights, Ohio / University School) combined to form Swarthmore’s top doubles pair, posting a perfect 8-0 mark at No. 1 in Centennial matches this spring. The Swarthmore tandems’ season was highlighted by victories over the All-American pairs from Johns Hopkins and Haverford.

This marks the second time Shaughnessy (left) has been honored the Conference for his doubles play; in 2008 he was a first-team selection with partner Jonathan Lo ’08.  Shaughnessy, a senior captain, finished out his career undefeated in regular season conference doubles matches in the two years he competed in the Centennial Conference.mten_unknown_forehand_09

Kelm (right) becomes the first freshman in Garnet history to be named All-Centennial—Swarthmore joined the Conference in the spring of 2008.

Swarthmore will host Centennial Conference playoff action this weekend, taking on Haverford on Friday, May 1st at 3:00 p.m.  The winner will advance to the Centennial Championship match at Johns Hopkins University on Sunday, May 3 at 11:00 a.m.


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