CHICAGO – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) selected three University of Chicago men's tennis players as All-Americans on Wednesday.
Sophomore Joshua Xu received ITA All-American honors in singles play. Xu went 6-4 on the season while playing at the top of the Maroon starting lineup. It was his first career All-American award.
In doubles, junior Jeremy Yuan and senior Erik Kerrigan picked up All-American status. The duo posted a perfect 8-0 record between the No. 1 and No. 2 doubles positions. Yuan is now a four-time All-American, including three times in doubles. Kerrigan concludes his career with six All-American accolades, with three coming via doubles. Previously on Tuesday, Yuan and Kerrigan were named First Team All-University Athletic Association (UAA).
UChicago men's tennis has now produced 14 Maroons who have earned a combined 33 All-American awards.
To receive ITA All-America distinction, a player must achieve one of the following benchmarks:
- Finish in the Top 20 in the final Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Singles Rankings
- Finish in the Top 10 in the final Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Doubles Rankings
- Win ITA Fall Regional Tournament
- Win a first-round match at the ITA National Small College Championships (ITA Cup)