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Ben Crandell

Ben Crandell

Ben Crandell was an individual standout in men's tennis at Principia from 2000-2003. He earned SLIAC Player of the Year honors in 2001 and 2002, and he was First Team All-SLIAC at #1 Singles for three consecutive seasons (2000-02). Crandell also earned First Team All-SLIAC honors at #1 Doubles in 2000, 2002 and 2003, along with Honorable Mention honors at #1 Singles in 2003 and at #1 Doubles in 2001. In addition to his success at the conference level, Crandell went on to compete at the NCAA Division III Tournament in 2001, 2002 and 2003. He went from being ranked 22nd regionally in 2001, to 4th in 2002 and 7th in 2003. He also held national rankings of 36th, 18th and 23rd in 2001, 2002 and 2003 respectively. Crandell was a team captain for three years (2001-03) and received Principia's Willard and Corde Hanzlik Award as outstanding senior athlete.