Laguna Blanca Team History

2017

Season Record: 13-3

Highest Ranking: #5 in CIF D4

Best Win: Foothill Tech on games to keep our freelance playoff hopes alive.

CIF D4 Playoffs: Beat Paso Robles 15-3 in the Wildcard Round, Carpinteria 11-7 in the 1st round, and Cabrillo/Lompoc in the 2nd round, before falling 7-11 to Downey High in the quarterfinals. This was the deepest tennis playoff appearance in recorded school history.

Award Winners: tbd

Graduates: Eric Chen (tbd)

2016

Season Record: 12-4

Highest Ranking: #10 in CIF D4

Best Win: Santa Ynez, for the first time in team history

CIF D4 Playoffs: Did not qualify on technicality (explanation)

Award Winners: Phillip Hicks – MVP, Victor Liu – Most Improved, Kelvin Chen – Coach’s Award

Graduates: Phillip Hicks (Yale University), Atty Roddick (University of Colorado at Boulder), Kylan Tyng (New York University), Wakelin McNeel (University of Wisconsin)

Laguna Seniors 2016

 

2015

Season Record: 13-3

Best Win: Templeton, 76-73 on games in the wildcard round of CIF Playoffs

CIF D4 Playoffs: Won the match at Templeton on games, then competed the next day at Buckley, losing 68-70 on games

Award Winners: Phillip Hicks – Most Valuable Player, Atty Roddick – Most Improved, Coach’s Award – Martin Barnick

Graduates: Martin Barnick (Boulder), Connor Elmore (SBCC), Cooper Farrell (Boulder)

 

2014

Season Record: 11-5

Best Win: Rio Mesa, a D2 playoff team by an 11-7 score

CIF D4 Playoffs: Defeated Cajon High 11-7 in the first round, before falling to CIF semifinalists Corona/Centennial in the round-of-16.

Award Winners: Tristan Prinz – Most Valuable Player, Atty Roddick – Most Improved, Ben Furukawa – Coach’s Award

Graduates: Tristan Prinz (UCLA), Ben Furukawa (University of Washington), Dalton Smith (Ole Miss), Conrad Perry (Mines)

 

2013

Season Record: 13-2

Best Win: Cate, the CIF quarterfinalists, two times in regular season play to take the Condor League Title

CIF D4 Playoffs: Beat Westminster on games in the first round, before falling to CIF semifinalists Santa Ynez in the round-of-16

Award Winners: Ben Furukawa – Most Valuable Player, Martin Barnick – Most Improved, Eddie Conk – Coach’s Award

Graduates: Eddie Conk (Berkeley), Benji Sorensen (Brigham Young), Justin Palmer (Berkeley), Brendon Nylen (Hamilton)

 

2012

Season Record: 8-5

CIF D4 Playoffs: Finished 3rd in Condor League play, missing the playoffs

Award Winners: Most Valuable Player – Tristan Prinz, Most Improved – Ben Furukawa, Coach’s Award – Alex Greer

Graduates: Alex Greer (Dartmouth), Alex Shirokow-Louden (American), Justin Shand (UPenn/Wharton School of Business)

2011

Season Record: 5-7

Best Win: Thacher, ending an 11-year drought against the Condor League rival from Ojai

CIF D4 Playoffs: Finished 3rd in Condor League play, missing the playoffs

Award Winners: Troy Ritter – Most Valuable Player, Benji Sorensen – Most Improved, Justin Palmer – Coach’s Award

Graduates: Ian Carradine (Hamilton)image1 (31)

 

2010

Season Record: 4-8

CIF D4 Playoffs: Finished 4th in Condor League play, missing the playoffs

Award Winners: Max Hong – Most Valuable Player, Troy Ritter – Most Improved

Graduates: Max Hong (Cal Poly SLO)