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Former Newsome tennis standout, Hersh, named POY

Posted May 16, 2013 by Jarrett Guthrie

Updated May 16, 2013 at 12:42 PM

Former Newsome tennis player Andy Hersh, now a senior at Division III John Hopkins University, was named Atlantic South Region’s Player of the Year by the International Tennis Association on Wednesday.

Hersh, who was a Tampa Tribune All-Hillsborough County First Team honoree from 2007-2009, was the Class 3A individual and doubles runner-up in his senior season.

At John Hopkins, Hersh broke the school record in wins (85) and helped JHU win the Centennial Conference all four years, including being named the Conference Player of the Year his junior season, being named a two-time All-American and ranking No. 5 in the United States during his senior season. 

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