YORK, Pa. – Salisbury University men's tennis players Daniel Albers, Eric Spangler and Shanon Gunther were all named to the All-Capital Athletic Conference men's tennis team, the league announced on Thursday afternoon.
Spangler, a junior, picked up first-team honors for his play at No. 2 singles this season, where he posted a 16-1 record in 2015; he played one match at No. 1 singles, earning a win there. In CAC play, the Clinton, Maryland native was a perfect 5-0 and closed out his junior year by winning his final nine matches.
Albers and Gunther eached picked up second-team nods for their singles play, Albers at No. 1 and Gunther at No. 4. Albers, a senior, went 12-7 at No. 1 singles this season, with a 5-1 mark in league play, while Gunther was 9-7 at No. 4, with a 5-0 record in five other singles events.
Albers and Spangler, Salisbury's top doubles pair, were named to the second team for their efforts at No. 1 doubles this season, with a 17-1 record, posting a 2-1 record against regionally-ranked opponents. The two won their first 12 matches of the season, before suffering their lone loss. This marks the second-straight season for Albers and Spangler to earn All-CAC second-team honors in doubles after picking up first-team accolades in 2013.
Spangler, who was the league's Co-Rookie of the Year in 2013, was named to the second team in singles that same season, while being named to the first team in 2014. Albers also collected second-team honors for singles and doubles in 2012, along with being named the league's Co-Rookie of the Year.
Gunther, a junior, was named to the All-CAC second team in both singles and doubles last year.