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      MTU's Kalinec named GLIAC Tennis Coach of the Year

      Courtesy: MTU

      Three members of Michigan Tech's men's tennis program were honored following this past weekend's GLIAC Tournament at Midland Community Tennis Center. Kevin Kalinec earned GLIAC Coach of the Year honors while Felipe Dos Santos was All-GLIAC First Team and Built Yumuang was All-GLIAC Honorable Mention.Kalinec guided the Huskies to a 10-11 overall record in 2014 and an eighth-place finish in the GLIAC regular season standings. The Huskies entered the GLIAC Tournament as the No. 8 seed and finished sixth??just missing out a fifth-place win over NCAA Tournament invitee Grand Valley State in the final match.Dos Santos (Valindos, Brazil) garnered All-GLIAC First Team honors for the second straight season after posting a 7-14 mark at No. 1 singles and an 18-3 mark at No. 1 doubles. Dos Santos and doubles partner Pedro Rodriguez were the top-ranked doubles team in the region heading into the GLIAC Tournament.Built Yumuang (Bangkok, Thailand) earned a 14-5 overall singles record including a 7-4 mark in league matches. He played No. 4 singles as well as No. 3 doubles, where he posted a 10-10 record with partner Nick Kremkow.Notes: Michigan Tech loses five seniors from its 2014 team: Dos Santos, Bryan Bartelt (Wales, Wis.), Jimmy Konarske (Troy, Mich.), Javier Oliveros (San Luis Potosi, Mexico) and Rodriguez (Durango, Mexico) ?| Tech's last GLIAC Men's Tennis Coach of the Year was Mike Axford in 2002.