Nelson named first-team all-conference

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By Staff Reports

 EMORY –– Emory & Henry College junior tennis player Matt Nelson has been named first-team all-ODAC (Old Dominion Athletic Conference) at No. 1 doubles for the recently-completed 2012 season.

Nelson, a former Galax High School standout and Group A doubles state champion, and teammate Adam Henderson (Abingdon) were two of four Emory & Henry players to pick up first- or second-team all-conference honors.

Nelson and Henderson were a perfect 9-0 in conference play this season and were 17-2 overall.

Nelson was named the ODAC player of the week earlier in the season.

As a team, Emory & Henry finished the season with a 15-7 overall record. The Wasps were 6-3 in conference play and finished fourth in the ODAC standings.