CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced today (June 6) the Division I Men’s student-athletes who earned All-American Honors in 2022. The honorific All-American title is given to student-athletes that earn a top 16 seed in the NCAA singles championship, advance to the round of 16 at the NCAA Championship or finish in the top 20 of the final ITA singles rankings.
Sophomores Iñaki Montes (Pamplona, Spain) and Chris Rodesch (Angelsburg, Luxembourg) are among the 25 student-athletes to be named ITA All-Americans in singles this season.
Montes advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Singles Championship and finished the season ranked No. 12 in the ITA Singles Rankings. Montes posted a 22-5 record in singles that included a 6-0 record against players ranked in the top-25. He finished the year as the top-ranked singles player in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Rodesch earned the ACC’s automatic berth in the NCAA Singles Championship as the top-ranked player in the conference at the end of the regular season. Rodesch rose another ten spots in the ITA Singles Rankings during the ACC and NCAA team and singles championships, finishing at No. 20 to earn All-America honors. In the fall, Rodesch advanced through qualifying to earn a place in the main draw of the ITA All-American and was the finalist in the consolation bracket.
With this year’s designations, 21 different Cavaliers have combined to earn 54 singles and doubles All-America honors in the program’s history.