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MSU Tennis Celebrates 100-Year Anniversary

Head coach Gene Orlando is excited to recognize the past and celebrate 100 years of MSU Tennis.

Jan. 30, 2013

Banquet Invitation Open PDF

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State men's tennis is celebrating its 100-year anniversary and will commemorate the occasion with a Centennial Banquet on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 5:30 p.m. at the Kellogg Center. Head coach Gene Orlando and special guests will recognize the top players from years past that have been named to the Spartan Tennis All-Century Team.

The team was selected on the following criteria;
1913-1948: On results gathered from the MSU archives
1951-1971: Big Ten singles flight winner at No. 1 or No. 2 singles
1972-2013: First Team All-Big Ten

MSU will square off with Notre Dame at 12 p.m. before the banquet at the MSU Indoor Tennis Facility. Fans wishing to attend the banquet can fill out the invitation above and return to MSU tennis office and head coach Gene Orlando.

"We are super excited to celebrate our Centennial Anniversary on February 9," Orlando said. "Spartan tennis has a great history and a rich tradition in the history of college athletics and we look forward to honoring our past, present and future!"

Michigan State Men's Tennis All-Century Team
Charles Ball (Coach) - 1923-1946
Rex Norris - 1934-36
Harris Beeman - 1941-43
Robert Malaga - 1946-49
Jack Shingleton - 1947-48
Leonard Brose - 1950-51
Stan Drobac (Player and Coach) - 1952-53 and 1958-89
Richard Hall - 1961
Tom Jamieson - 1962-64
Chuck Brainard - 1967-68
Rich Monan - 1966-68
Mickey Szilagyi - 1966-68
Rick Vetter - 1970-73
Tom Gudelsky - 1974-77
Kevin McNulty - 1975-78
Matt Sandler - 1978-81
Steve Yorimoto - 1980-83
Grant Asher - 1989-92
Brad Dancer - 1990-93
Mashiska Washington - 1993-94
Jayson Bedford - 1992-95
Trey Eubanks - 1996-99
Andrew Formanczyk - 2002-05
Nick Rinks - 2005-08



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