Thirty student-athletes from the Class of 2018 will be playing sports for their respective colleges and universities this fall.
The varsity tennis team at The Haverford School has won 35 Inter-Ac titles, including nine consecutive in the past 10 years. Haverford returned to Newport Beach, California in March 2018 to play in the high school nationals for the second time in three years.
The team prides itself in the fitness and conditioning of its athletes, which helps them overcome tough matches. Our philosophy is to put the team first by always doing what is right. Our mentality remains positive, no matter what adversity we face. Senior leadership plays a key role in the team's success, developing role models for the younger athletes to look up to.
Head Coach: Antonio Fink P'15 '18
Antonio Fink has been head coach of tennis at The Haverford School since 2009. In that time, the team has won 10 Inter-Ac titles.
Fink played Division I tennis at Pan American University in Edinburg, Texas, where he studied fine arts and graduated with a bachelor's degree. Fink earned a master's degree from Tyler School of Art at Temple University and has taught art at The Haverford School since 2002. He also taught tennis at John Newcombe's Tennis Ranch in New Braunfels, Texas.
By Bruce Adams, PAPrepLive.com
The Haverford School senior, who will be playing tennis for the University of Richmond in the fall, has been the No. 1 singles player for the Fords’ stellar squad the past three years. Walsh made the all-tournament team at the National High School Tennis All-American Invitational in Newport Beach California in March.
The Haverford School tennis team finished 15th at the 2018 National High School Tennis All-American Boys Invitational Team Tournament March 24 in Newport Beach, Calif. The tournament, which features some of the nation's best high school tennis teams, was held at the Palisades Tennis Club in Newport Beach.
Andrew Minnis vs Matt Porteca 6-4, 6-4
Christian Crowder vs Jordan Paris 6-4, 7–6
Patrick Bottin vs Julian Paris 4-6, 0-6
Max Ferrarci and George Laveran vs James Tiordano and Matt Sosso 6-4, 6-2
Ethan Chan and Damian Ferraro vs Ben Nesbitt and Blake Barkledge 6-2, 6-0
Arnav Sardesai and Thomas Pendergast vs Chris DelPlato and Riley Brennan 6-2, 6-2
Will Rubin and Jack Masse vs Mike Toth and John Boesch 6-3, 3-6, 5-10
Jay Crowther vs. David Lubell 7-6, 6-4
Andrew Minnis vs. Zach Shapiro 6-0, 6-3
Joaquin Arias vs. Ben Hayes 6-4, 6-1
Adamya Aggarwal and Christian Crowder vs. David Xin and Brady Greenberg 6-0, 6-7, 10-6
Max Ferracci and Ethan Chan vs. Victor Kasian and Peter Guagliardo 6-1, 6-4
Neil Sawhney and Damian Ferraro vs. Sam Miller and Aden Goldberg 6-1, 6-1
Patrick Bottin and Arsh Aggarwal vs. Dillon Frankel and Stone Xin 6-3, 6-7, 8-10