Wilson ITA Coach of the Year
Karl Gregor | Tufts University
In his eighth season as the Head Coach at Tufts University, Gregor led his team to the program’s best finish in its 30-year history, finishing 20-3 and reaching the NCAA Semifinals. In what was their first NCAA appearance since 2004, this NCAA Semifinal berth marked the first time in program history in which Tufts had made the Final Four at the NCAA Tournament. The team finished the 2022 season ranked as the No. 4 team in the country and the No. 2 ranked team in the Northeast Region Rankings.
ITA Assistant Coach of the Year
George Rivers | Trinity University
Rivers has been the Assistant Coach at Trinity University for the past seven years and has grown in confidence and responsibility while gaining the trust and respect of both our players and his peers during this time. In 2022, Trinity finished 4th at ITA National Team Indoor Championship and had a season-high national ranking of No. 5. Behind Rivers guidance, Trinity won their 12th consecutive SCAC Conference Championship and produced both singles and doubles All-Americans in the fall. In the year-end rankings, Trinity placed No. 13 within the Nation and No. 3 in the West Region after another outstanding season.
ITA Arthur Ashe Leadership & Sportsmanship Award
Harris Foulkes | Amherst College
Harris has been an outstanding senior captain of the Amherst team both on and off the court. He has been a nationally ranked player and continues to be a highly regionally ranked player. Harris takes great pride in his relationship and leadership role within the men’s tennis team, the athletic department, and beyond. Harris is currently the SAAC president and has helped with many activities. Harris helped establish the relationship with the community through Special Olympics for children and adults. He helped with the Special Olympics tee shirt fundraiser and was involved in our department’s national searches for the Director of Sports Information position and two football assistant coach searches.
ITA Rookie of the Year Award
Aiden Drover-Mattinen | Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
in 2022, Drover-Mattinen stepped onto the collegiate scene and impressed going 25-2 from the No. 1 Singles position and 17-5 from the No. 1 doubles position. Hitting the ground running in the fall, Drover-Mattinen went deep in multiple tournaments including winning the A flight at The Middlebury Invitational. On his route to that title, he beat Stan Morris (2022 NCAA National Champion), Isaac Gorelick (multiple NCAA and ITA championship appearances), and 2 other upperclassmen both ranked in the Northeast. This spring he has continued this success, taking out many nationally and regionally ranked opponents. His growth in doubles has also been tremendous, and he currently ranks as the No. 9 ranked singles player in the nation and No. 10 ranked doubles player in the nation.
ITA Most Improved Senior Award
Moses Hutchison | University of Mary Washington
Hutchinson decided to come back in 2021-22 and has been fantastic for Mary Washington in his senior season. He made the ITA Regional Finals in singles and won our ITA Regional in Doubles. At Nationals he was 2-1 in both Singles and Doubles and is All-American in both. He will finish his career at Mary Washington top 5 in career wins, including top 5 in singles (70 and counting) and 2nd in doubles (86 and counting). He is two time All-American in both Singles and Doubles.
ITA Senior Player of the Year
Stan Morris | Middlebury College
As the 2022 NCAA Singles National Champion, Morris put together one of the most impressive seasons by an individual in recent Division III history. Playing from the No. 1 Singles and Doubles positions, Morris finished the season 30-7 in singles play on the year and 24-7 in doubles play at the end of our regular season. This past fall, Morris ended the fall of his senior year ranked as the No. 1 player in the nation, and after the NCAA Singles National Championship this Spring, Morris will end his senior campaign right where he started in the fall.