Arnie Albornoz
Arnie Albornoz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
West Babylon, N.Y.

High School:
West Babylon



05/06/2014

Four Black Knights Named All-PL, Poling Earns Coach Of The Year

Isoh, Lampman, Riechmann And Van Velzer Earn All-PL, Lampman Selected As Top Rookie

At Army: Talented senior who will bring leadership and experience to young squad ... will captain team ... three-year starter ... will contend for Army?s top singles spot ... also competing at No. 1 doubles with younger brother Rafael ... registered 5-3 singles record in fall 2002 ... won all three matches at No. 1 singles at ECAC Championship ... recorded best team record at No. 1 doubles with Rafael ... finished 9-3 overall in doubles play ... won Flight A doubles title at 2002 Cornell Invitational ... advanced to round of 16 at 2002 ITA Eastern Championship ... named All-Patriot League for both single and doubles play for the second consecutive year in spring 2002 ... ranked 18th in Region I in 2001-02 in singles play ... finished season eighth in doubles play in region with Rafael ... split time between top two singles spots ... registered 17-5 record ... added 10-5 record in fall ... finished 8-4 at No. 1 singles ... posted impressive 12-1 mark at the second singles spot ... top Black Knight singles match winner at 27 ... recorded an eight-match winning streak at midseason ... played doubles with younger brother Rafael ... recorded impressive 13-3 doubles record ... played both singles and doubles at the Omni Hotel Regional Championship in fall ... spent most of freshman and sophomore campaigns at No. 2 and 3 singles ... earned All-Patriot League honors in both singles and doubles in 2001 ... captured the 2001 Patriot League individual championship at the No. 3 singles and No. 2 doubles in fall 2000 ... rode an eight-match winning streak into the NCAA Tournament ... registered a singles record of 19-3 and a doubles record of 14-5 ... named Patriot League Tournament MVP and an all-conference selection in singles in 2000 ... Army?s first freshman all-leaguer since Marshall Clay in 1998 ... collegiate career began impressively with a run to the ?B? singles finals at the Penn State Invitational ... later won the Patriot League Individual title at No. 2 singles, topping Navy all-leaguer Joe McCauley in the final ... won 2 of 3 matches against McCauley throughout the year, including a win at the Patriot League Team Tournament in the spring ... that win provided the clinching point and lifted the Black Knights to their first conference title since 1995 ... won Patriot League individual title at No. 3 doubles with classmate Matt Thinnes ... won eight of nine doubles matches alongside Andy Burdette until falling to Texas A&M at the NCAA Tournament.

High School: Ranked No. 9 in Eastern Tennis Association as a prep ... placed sixth at ETA Tournament ... winner of 1999 ETA Sportsmanship Award ... 1998 New York state high school doubles champion teamed with brother Rafael ? runner-up in singles at states in 1999 ... first Army recruit since Mark McMullen in 1986 to qualify for 17-18 National Championships ... ranked fifth in high school class of 320.

Personal: Given name is Arnaldo Albornoz ? born Dec. 5, 1980 ? parents? names are Arnaldo and Anita Albornoz ? older brother of junior Rafael Albornoz ? member of National Honor Society ... majoring in Management.

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