GREENSBORO, NC (theACC.com) – Virginia’s Iñaki Montes has been selected as the Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Year and highlights the 2022 All-ACC Teams.
The honors, announced Thursday, were determined by a vote of the league’s head coaches.
NC State’s Luca Staeheli was named the Freshman of the Year, and Virginia’s Andres Pedroso was selected as the Coach of the Year.
Montes helped lead Virginia to the 2022 NCAA title and finished the season as the league’s top ranked singles player at No. 12 in the ITA rankings. An ITA All-American, the Pamplona, Spain native advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Singles Championship and posted a 22-5 singles record, including a 6-0 mark against players ranked in the top 25.
A rookie from Wollerau, Switzerland, Staeheli was recently named the ITA Carolina Region Freshman of the Year. He posted an 18-8 singles record with 15 wins in a dual-match competition. Staeheli played primarily at the No. 2 and No. 3 singles positions to help lead the Wolfpack to a No. 18 final ranking.
Pedroso earned his third consecutive ACC Coach of the Year honor after leading the Cavaliers to the national championship and the program’s 14th overall ACC title. After starting the season with a 5-5 record, Virginia posted 23 consecutive wins to end the season and finish No. 1 in the final rankings.
ACC Player of the Year: Iñaki Montes, Virginia
ACC Freshman of the Year: Luca Staeheli, NC State
ACC Coach of the Year: Andres Pedroso, Virginia
Loris Pourroy **, Florida State
Andres Martin **, Georgia Tech
Etienne Donnet, Louisville
Dan Martin, Miami
Brian Cernoch ***, North Carolina
Axel Nefve, Notre Dame
Iñaki Montes **, Virginia
Chris Rodesch, Virginia
Eduardo Nava **, Wake Forest
Garrett Johns **, Duke
Marcus McDaniel **, Georgia Tech
Benjamin Sigouin ****, North Carolina
Robin Catry, NC State
Rafa Izquierdo Luque, NC State
Ryan Goetz, Virginia
Jeffrey von der Schulenburg **, Virginia
Ryan Fishback, Virginia Tech
Melios Efstathiou, Wake Forest
Andrew Zhang **, Duke
Andreja Petrovic, Florida State
Keshav Chopra, Georgia Tech
Mac Kiger, North Carolina
Luca Staeheli, NC State
Gianni Ross, Virginia
Jurabek Karimov, Wake Forest
Filippo Moroni, Wake Forest
Jakob Schnaitter, Wake Forest
* denotes number of career All-ACC honors