Nebraska Wesleyan senior men’s tennis player Nate Hoppe concluded his career by being named to the 2012 Great Plains Athletic Conference men’s tennis All-Conference team. Hoppe was All-GPAC in both singles and doubles play.
Joining Hoppe on the All-Conference team was doubles partner Ryan McCarty at No. 1 doubles. Junior Jordan Barrett received All-GPAC honorable mention at singles play.
Hoppe (Lincoln, Neb.) was All-GPAC at both No. 1 singles to become a four-time All-Conference performer in singles play for the Prairie Wolves. He was All-GPAC at No. 1 singles the past two seasons and at No. 2 singles his first two seasons. As a senior, Hoppe finished 12-8 overall in singles play, going 5-1 against GPAC opponents. Hoppe finished his career with 50 singles victories to tie for sixth on the NWU all-time victories charts.
In doubles play, Hoppe and McCarty (Grand Island, Neb.) went 11-8 at No. 1 doubles to be named the top doubles team in the GPAC. They finished a perfect 6-0 against GPAC competition. McCarty has now earned All-GPAC in doubles play in each of his first three seasons with just one GPAC doubles loss in three seasons.
Barrett (Hastings, Neb.) moved up to No. 2 singles this season and earned honorable mention recognition. He was 5-15 overall and 3-3 in GPAC play. Barrett was All-GPAC at No. 5 singles as a sophomore and honorable mention at No. 4 as a freshman.
Nebraska Wesleyan finished the 2012 season with a 4-16 overall record and a 2-4 mark in the GPAC. The Prairie Wolves lost in the semifinals of the 2012 GPAC Tournament.