May 9, 2000
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - In a vote by the Conference coaches, UCLA's Brandon Kramer and Jong Min Lee were named Pac-10 Men's Doubles Team of the Year, the Pac-10 announced Tuesday. In addition, UCLA's Jean-Julien Rojer was named Men's Freshman of the Year.
UCLA's senior tandem of Kramer and Lee won the Pac-10 men's doubles championship at the Ojai, and are the No. 2-ranked doubles team in the nation. This is Lee's second straight Pac-10 doubles title, winning with Jean-Noel Grinda in 1999. Lee is from Melbourne, Australia and Kramer is from Reno, Nev.
Rojer, from Curacao, The Netherlands, is the No. 64-ranked singles player in the nation, helping the Bruin men rise to No. 2 in the national team rankings. He reached the semifinals of the Pac-10 men's singles championship and currently owns a 25-2 overall record.
In addition to their Doubles Team of the Year honors, Kramer and Lee, along with junior All-American Jean-Noel Grinda, were named to the Pac-10 first team. Rojer picked up second-team honors.
The complete list of men's tennis all-conference honors follows:
Men's First Team Geoff Abrams (STAN) Alex Aybar (ARIZ) Guillermo Carter (ORE) Patrick Gottesleben (USC) Jean Noel-Grinda (UCLA) Alex Kim (STAN) Brandon Kramer (UCLA) Jong Min Lee (UCLA) Alex Osterrieth (ASU)
Men's Second Team Erik Dmytruk (CAL) John Paul Fruttero (CAL) Matt Hanlin (WASH) K.J. Hippensteel (STAN) Andrew Park (USC) Jean-Julien Rojer (UCLA)
Men's Honorable Mention Daniel Langre (USC) Ryan Moore (USC)
Men's Co-Players of the Year Geoff Abrams (STAN) Alex Kim (STAN)
Men's Doubles Team of the Year Brandon Kramer/Jong Min Lee (UCLA)
Men's Freshman of the Year Jean-Julien Rojer (UCLA)
Men's Coach of the Year Chris Russell (ORE)