2011 Season Review (NHIAA Division I State Finalists)
Exeter boys’ tennis team was able to continue its recent success by advancing to its third consecutive Division I final. Despite losing to Bishop Guertin 7-2, Exeter had a remarkable season. Exeter finished 15-2 overall and 9-0 at home. Exeter had a combined match score record of 118-29, defeating nine teams 9-0. Eleven different players had singles victories and twelve different players had doubles victories, demonstrating the depth of the program. Exeter was led by a strong senior group who provided leadership, consistency, and a strong will to win.
Seniors Jack Tisdall and Andrew Bridges qualified for the Boys State Singles Tournament. Bridges advanced to the Rd of 16. Tisdall and Corey Guen & Bridges and fellow senior Brodt Taylor qualified for the Boys State Doubles Tournament. For his performance at #1 singles and #1 doubles with Guen, Tisdall also won the Portsmouth Herald's 2011 Seacoast Player of the Year. Seniors Nathan Berner-Tobin and Ryan McGovern played extremely well at #5 and #6 singles, going a combined 19-3.
Sophomore Corey Guen won Team Most Valuable Player, winning a team leading 25 singles and doubles victories. Nathan Berner-Tobin received Most Improved Player honors. Ryan McGovern was awarded with the Unsung Hero Award for his dominance at #6 singles. Adam Giordano was JV Most Improved Player.
MVP: Corey Guen
Most Improved: Nathan Berner-Tobin
Unsung Hero: Ryan McGovern