Saue, Porter & Swanson Are All-MIAC

Erik Porter, Jared Saue and Ben Swanson all earned MIAC All-Conference honors.
Erik Porter, Jared Saue and Ben Swanson all earned MIAC All-Conference honors.

MOORHEAD, Minn. (5/08/19)---Jared Saue, Erik Porter and Ben Swanson all earned MIAC All-Conference honors as announced by the conference office on Wednesday.

It marks the second straight season that the Cobbers have had three players earn All-Conference honors and it is the third straight year that CC has had more than one All-Conference honoree.

Saue earned All-Conference awards for both singles and doubles play while Porter and Swanson made the MIAC All-Conference list for doubles. Swanson also earned MIAC All-Conference Honorable Mention honors in singles. Porter was also the team's selection for the MIAC All-Sportsmanship squad.

Saue, playing in his third collegiate season, had a career year for the Cobbers. He finished the year with career highs in win totals for overall matches and conference matches. Saue was 12-7 in all singles matches as the team's No.2 singles player and went 6-3 against MIAC opponents. Both win totals led Concordia for the season.

Saue now has 27 singles wins in his career at Concordia. His previous single-season win record was 11 which he posted in the 2018 campaign.

Saue teamed with Porter to form the Cobbers' No.1 doubles partnership. They went 6-3 in MIAC play. They were also 11-7 in all matches. Concordia has now had at least one doubles team win six league matches for three straight seasons.

Swanson also earned All-MIAC honors in doubles by posting six doubles victories in conference play. He went 5-1 with partner Tanner Lundberg as the pairing played most of the year at the No.2 doubles spot. Swanson also earned another MIAC doubles win playing with Carter Steffes.

Swanson went on to earn All-Conference Honorable Mention honors in singles play as well. He was 4-5 in the conference as the team's No.3 singles player. Swanson was also 11-8 on the year as he also posted career-high win totals in singles play for the season.
 

2019 MIAC Men's Tennis Awards
Arthur Ashe Award – Hunter Fernelius | Bethel University (Sr. | New Hope, Minn. | Armstrong)
Steve Wilkinson Coach of the Year – Jack Bowe | Saint John's University (22nd Season)


 2019 MIAC Men's Tennis All-Conference Singles Team

Name

Institution

Class

 Hometown | High School

Erik Beckers

Bethel

Fy.

Bloomington, Minn. | Jefferson

Sahil Chhugani

Carleton

Jr.

Rochester, Minn. | Century

Hunter Fernelius

Bethel

Sr.

New Hope, Minn. | Armstrong

Tristan Fjelstad

St. Thomas

Fy.

Eden Prairie, Minn. | Benilde-St. Margaret's

Thomas Gillach

Saint John's

So.

Lindstrom, Minn | Chisago Lakes

Sam Hochberger

Macalester

So.

Maple Grove, Minn.

Chase Johnson

Gustavus

Sr.

Golden Valley, Minn. | Hopkins

Jeffrey Jorgensen

Macalester

Fy.

Menlo Park, Calif. | Menlo-Atherton

Ryan Meger

Saint John's

Sr.

Stillwater, Minn. | Mahtomedi

Michael O'Neil

Gustavus

Jr.

Edina, Minn.

Elias Ramirez

Hamline

Fy.

Caguas, Puerto Rico | East Ridge

Xander Roti

Carleton

Fy.

Locust Valley, N.Y. | Friends Academy

Jared Saue

Concordia

Jr.

Montevideo, Minn.

Jake Trondson

Hamline

Jr.

St. Paul, Minn. | Mounds View

Eshan Varma

St. Thomas

Sr.

Eagan, Minn. | Eastview

Leo Vithoontien

Carleton

So.

Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok Patana School

Patrick Whaling

Gustavus

Sr.

Manakin Sabot, Va. | Victoria Christian Academy

Ben White

Macalester

So.

Parkersburg, W.V. | Parkersburg South

Lewis White

Carleton

Jr.

Minneapolis, Minn. | Breck

Peter Willenborg

Macalester

Sr.

Storrs, Conn. | E.O. Smith


 2019 MIAC Men's Tennis All-Conference Doubles Team

Name

Institution

Class

 Hometown | High School

Nick Aney

Gustavus

Fy.

Rochester, Minn. | Century

Tou Ger Xiong

Hamline

Fy.

St. Paul, Minn. | Harding

Thomas Gillach

Saint John's

So.

Lindstrom, Minn. | Chisago Lakes

Aaron Goodman

Carleton

Sr.

Minneapolis, Minn. | St. Louis Park

Chase Johnson

Gustavus

Sr.

Golden Valley, Minn. | Hopkins

Nate Jordre

Saint John's

So.

St. Cloud, Minn. | Tech

Jonas Lindholm-Uzzi

Carleton

Jr.

Germantown, N.Y. | Red Hook

Jordon O'Kelly

Carleton

Sr.

Lake Forest, Ill.

Ryan Meger

Saint John's

Sr.

Stillwater, Minn. | Mahtomedi

Erik Porter

Concordia

Jr.

Mandan, N.D.

Jonah Punnoose

Saint John's

Sr.

Bloomington, Minn. | Jefferson

Jason Reilly

Bethel

Fy.

Andover, Kan. | Central

Jared Saue

Concordia

Jr.

Montevideo, Minn.

Ben Swanson

Concordia

So.

Fargo, N.D. | North

Jake Trondson

Hamline

Jr.

St. Paul, Minn. | Mounds View

Leo Vithoontien

Carleton

So.

Bangkok, Thailand | Bangkok Patana School

Patrick Whaling

Gustavus

Sr.

Manakin Sabot, Va. | Victoria Christian Academy

Xander Zuczek

Carleton

So.

Westerly, R.I. | St. Bernard


 2019 MIAC Men's Tennis Honorable Mention Team

Name

Institution

Class

Team

 Hometown | High School

Nick Aney

Gustavus

Fy.

Singles

Rochester, Minn. | Century

Yassine Derbani

Gustavus

Jr.

Singles

Casablanca, Morocco | Lycée Lyautey

Zach Kantor

Bethel

Jr.

Singles

Foley, Minn.

Indraneel Raut

Gustavus

Fy.

Singles

Oshkosh, Wis. | West

Ben Swanson

Concordia

So.

Singles

Fargo, N.D. | North

Nick Vossen

St. Thomas

So.

Singles

Lakeville, Minn. | North

Yassine Derbani

Gustavus

Jr.

Doubles

Casablanca, Morocco | Lycée Lyautey

Nick Knudsen

Bethel

Jr.

Doubles

Lino Lake, Minn. | Centennial

Zach LeVene

St. Thomas

Jr.

Doubles

Manitowoc, Wis. | Roncalli

Joey Mueller

Bethel

So.

Doubles

Hutchinson, Minn.

Michael O'Neil

Gustavus

Jr.

Doubles

Edina, Minn.

Xavier Sanga

Gustavus

So.

Doubles

Madison, Wis. | Middleton


 2019 MIAC Men's Tennis All-Sportsmanship Team

Name

Institution

Class

 Hometown | High School

Zach Kantor

Bethel

Jr.

Foley, Minn.

Aaron Goodman

Carleton

Sr.

Minneapolis, Minn. | St. Louis Park

Erik Porter

Concordia

Jr.

Mandan, N.D.

Alex Senjem

Gustavus

Sr.

Rochester, Minn. | Century

Nazeer Robinson

Hamline

So.

St. Louis, Mo. | Parkway North

Peter Willenborg

Macalester

Sr.

Storrs, Conn. | E.O. Smith

Hunter Krebsbach

Saint John's

Sr.

St. Paul, Minn. | Mounds View

Bobby Tiedemann

Saint Mary's

Sr.

Euclid, Minn. | Crookston

Gus Fedje-Johnston

St. Olaf

Sr.

Grand Rapids, Minn.

Nick Vossen

St. Thomas

So.

Lakeville, Minn. | North