116 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
GIRLS Players to watch
l Ellie Anderson, soph., Linn-Mar - 2014 Class 2A state singles qualifier.
l Vale Caro, soph., C.R. Prairie -- MVC Valley Athlete of the Year; 2014 Class 2A state doubles semifinalist with sister Magui Caro.
l Magui Caro, jr., C.R. Prairie - First team all-MVC Valley; 2014 Class 2A state doubles semifinalist with sister Vale Caro.
l Lilly Hartman, sr., C.R. Washington - First team all-MVC Valley in 2013 and 2014; 2014 Class 2A state doubles quarterfinalist, runner-up in 2013; MVC Valley Athlete of the Year in 2013; Singles state qualifier in 2012.
l Innes Hicsasmiz, jr., Iowa City High - First team all-MVC Mississippi in 2013 and 2014.
l Megan Jans, sr., Iowa City West - First team all-MVC Mississippi; 2014 Class 2A state doubles runner-up with Brittani Langland.
l Allison Jasper, sr., C.R. Xavier - 2014 Class 1A state singles third place winner; 2013 1A singles quarterfinalist; 2013 and 2014 first team all-MVC Valley.
l Brittani Langland, sr., Iowa City West - First team all-MVC Mississippi; 2014 Class 2A state doubles runner-up with Megan Jans.
l Hannah Sherman, soph., C.R. Washington - First team all-MVC Valley; 2014 Class 2A state singles qualifier.
l Eve Small, sr., Iowa City High - Two-time Class 2A state singles runner-up, third in 2012; Two-time MVC Mississippi Athlete of the Year; Three-time MVC Mississippi first-teamer. Signed with UNI.
Teams to watch
l C.R. Prairie - In their first season of varsity competition together, sisters Magui Caro and Vale Caro sparked the Hawks to a 10-3 conference record and a match away from qualifying for the 2A state team tournament.
l C.R. Washington - New coach Spencer Eells takes over a Warriors team that returns four of their top six singles' players from the undefeated MVC Mississippi champions and Class 2A state champions.
l Iowa City High - Led by two-time state singles runner-up Eve Small, the two-time defending MVC Valley champions have won 25 of their last 27 MVC matches.
BOYS Players to watch
l David DiLeo, sr., Iowa City West - 2014 2A doubles state champion; 2013 2A state singles semifinalist; 2013 first team all-MVC Mississippi.
l Rami Hemaidan, fresh., C.R. Kennedy - Top-ranked 16-and-under player in the state according to United States Tennis Association.
l Joe Hoff, soph., Iowa City High - First-team all-MVC Mississippi; Ranked second in the state for 16-and-under players by USTA.
l Jackson Hoyt, jr., C.R. Washington - First team all-MVC Valley in 2014; 2013 state doubles semifinalist.
l Jiung Jung, soph., Iowa City West - Placed fourth at Class 2A singles state tournament; First-team all-MVC Mississippi. No. 2 singles player as a freshman for undefeated team state champion.
l Trevor McCann, sr., Linn-Mar - Second team all-MVC Valley; Two-time 2A doubles state qualifier.
l Parker Muller, soph., C.R. Washington - Second team all-MVC Valley.
l Tim Paulson, sr., Linn-Mar - Two-time 2A state singles qualifier; first team all-MVC Valley in 2013 and 2014.
l Karl Sand, sr., Decorah - Third-place in 1A doubles state tournament with Caleb Ulring.
l Caleb Ulring, sr., Decorah - Teamed with Karl Sand for third-place at 1A doubles state tournament.
Teams to watch
l Decorah - The Vikings return five players from team that claimed third place at Class 1A team state tournament.
l Iowa City West - The Trojans must replace four of their top six singles players, a group that won its last 54 matches and finished 72-1 and was the first 2A boys' team with three straight state championships.
l Linn-Mar - Coach Chris Wundram returns nine of his top 10 players from 2A state runner-up team. Division champion in two of the last three seasons.
- Douglas Miles
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