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Hull, Luke Pick Up All-USA South Men's Tennis Awards

Logan Hull (left) and Ben Luke (right)
Logan Hull (left) and Ben Luke (right)

Related: USA South Release

ROME, Ga. -- Covenant men's tennis junior Logan Hull was named to the All-USA South first team and All-West Division first team, while freshman Ben Luke was an All-West Division honorable mention choice, as the conference announced its season awards on Thursday.

Luke was also Covenant's representative on the All-Sportsmanship team.

All awards are voted on by the men's tennis coach at each institution. The divisional team voting is completed only by those coaches in the particular division. The first team all-conference and individual award voting is completed by all coaches.

Hull, a junior from Conyers, Ga., collects his first career All-USA South honor with selections to both the All-Conference team and the All-West Division first team. Hull has posted an 11-8 overall record, and 7-4 in USA South competition, all at the No. 1 singles spot. The junior has teamed with Chris Morton to go 12-6 in doubles play and 9-1 in conference action, with eight of those overall wins coming at the No. 2 flight. Hull is riding a three-game win streak coming into the conference tournament in both singles and doubles play.

Luke, a freshman from Greenwood, S.C., earned both All-West Division honorable mention and was the Scots' representative on the All-Sportsmanship team. Luke is 10-8 in singles and 7-3 in conference play. The freshman has been a perfect 4-0 at No. 2 singles and has posted five wins at the No. 3 spot. Luke is also 8-8 in doubles play, all with playing partner Tyler Kelly, and 6-2 in the USA South. 

East Division champion N.C. Wesleyan swept the major USA South honors. Roberto Puig was the league's Player of the Year, Juan Vallejo was the Rookie of the Year while head coach Albie Brice was the Coach of the Year.

Covenant (9-8, 9-3 USA South) is the No. 3 West seed in the USA South Tournament and will face No. 2 East seed Methodist on Friday at 10 a.m.

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