RADFORD – The Big South Conference announced their end-of-season awards Thursday afternoon with four Highlanders including Demis Taramonlis, Aditya Balsekar, Dinos Raptis and Guilherme Severin all etching their names onto the lists.
The beat went on for the senior captain Demis Taramonlis this season as he earned first-team singles and first-team doubles for his impressive record this season. Taramonlis earned 10 wins on court one for the Highlanders this spring and an incredible 12-4 record on court one doubles. This was also the third straight season Taramonlis made both the all-conference singles and doubles list.
Aditya Balsekar caps his incredible season moving up to court two singles for the Highlanders with his first appearance on the first-team singles list for the Big South. Balsekar excelled this season, facing much higher competition than in years past, posting a 10-3 record on court two. Balsekar also went undefeated against Big South foes, a perfect 4-0 record.
Another senior captain for the Highlanders, Dinos Raptis, also earned singles and doubles honors. Also moving up to a higher court, Raptis earned eight singles wins on court three this season for second-team honors. Teaming up with Taramonlis, the duo was unstoppable with their 12 victories for first-team honors.
Guilherme Severin wrapped up the end-of-season awards for the Highlanders as he was named to the conference’s all-academic list. Excelling both on and off the court, Severin has accumulated a 3.4 GPA as a finance major at Radford.
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