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Tresedder named NAC Player of the Year

Tresedder named NAC Player of the Year

WAUKESHA, Wis. -- Concordia University Wisconsin senior Brian Tresedder has been named the 2012 Northern Athletics Conference Player of the Year and headlined the 2012 All-Northern Athletics Conference Men's Tennis Team.

Tresedder (Kingsford, Mich.) won the NAC Individual Tournament earlier this month and compiled an 18-11 overall record at No. 1 singles for the NAC Champions Falcons (14-11, 9-0 NAC). He was 6-2 in conference play in singles action, while 6-1 in doubles play (16-11 overall).

Wisconsin Lutheran's Lee Johnson, also a member of the All-NAC team, was honored as Freshman of the Year. Johnson was 8-1 in conference action at the top singles spot for the Warriors (2-8, 2-7 NAC) and was 10-3 overall as he reached the semifinals of the NAC Individual Tournament.

Edgewood's Ben Oestreich was voted as NAC Coach of the Year by his peers. Oestreich guided the Eagles (9-19, 7-2 NAC) their highest finish in the NAC (third) and to the conference tournament semifinals after reinstating the program just two seasons ago.

The complete listing of the All-NAC teams are listed below, as well as the All-Sportsmanship Team, which includes one member from each school and was chosen based on the principles of sportsmanship as promoted by the NAC and NCAA.

2012 NAC Men's Tennis Awards
Player of the Year: Brian Tresedder, Concordia Wisconsin
Freshman of the Year: Lee Johnson, Wisconsin Lutheran
Coach of the Year: Ben Oestreich, Edgewood