RICHARDSON, Texas – Earning East Texas Baptist University’s first-ever post-season men's tennis award is freshman Tyler Tolopka. Tolopka was voted as the American Southwest Conference’s East Division “Freshman of the Year.”
Tolopka finished the year a 8-13 in singles play and 6-13 in doubles competition as he helped ETBU to their first-ever program win and ASC win. ETBU gained their first-ever win on February 23rd vs. Sul Ross State, 9-0. They then gained two more wins over Louisiana College, 6-3, and Centenary, 9-0.
It is only the second year for the new program at ETBU as they continue to build up a program to compete for the ASC Championship under coach Joe Vann.