Senior Spotlight: Men's Tennis Slade Dumas

Senior Spotlight: Men's Tennis Slade Dumas

Ladies and gentlemen, with today's Senior Spotlight we would like to thank a men's tennis player for his hard work and dedication to Goucher College and the men's tennis program for the last four years! This senior hails from Great Falls, Virginia, who helped Goucher to three-straight Landmark Conference Men's Tennis Championships including being named the Most Valuable Player of the conference tournament last season en route to the team's to its fourth conference crown. He finished his career with a 59-20 singles record and a 40-18 mark in doubles play and would have had a chance to become the program's all-time career leader in singles wins without COVID-19 ending the season, but finished ranked fourth in program history for career singles wins. Named to the all-conference second team for both singles and doubles last season, he registered the second-most singles wins with a 22-5 record in his sophomore campaign. A two-time Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week, he has two NCAA Division III Tournament doubles wins and one singles victory. This year he was 3-1 in singles and 2-2 in doubles and posted a thrilling 1-6, 6-4, 11-9 win against No. 40 College of New Jersey earlier this year. Majoring in communications, he is the son of Rene and Steven. Ladies and gentlemen, Slade Dumas.

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Check out Slade Dumas' full biography below!

  2019-20
 
  • Posted a 3-1 singles record and a 2-2 doubles match in a season that was shortened due to COVID-19
  • Named Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week
  • Earned a 1-6, 6-4, 11-9 win against No. 40 College of New Jersey on March 8
  • Ended his career with a 59-20 singles record and a 40-18 doubles record in his career
  • Ranks fourth in program history with 59 career wins
   2018-19
 
  • Finished 17-7 in singles play and 16-6 record in doubles
  • Named All-Landmark Conference second team for singles and doubles
  • Named Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week after going 4-0 on Spring Break
  • Did not allow a game in 14 sets
  • Registered an 11-match winning streak and won 15 of final matches that were finished
  • Posted singles and doubles wins in Landmark Conference championship match
  • Notched second NCAA Tournament win (8-0) and first NCAA Tournament win (6-0, 6-0) against Baruch on May 9
  2017-18
 
  • Recorded a 22-5 singles record and a 17-7 in doubles action
  • Notched the second-most wins in single season program history with 22 victories
  • Tallied 20 of his 22 wins in straight sets
  • Did not allow a game in 14 sets
  • Defeated a College of New Jersey player 3-6, 7-6, 10-5 on March 9
  • Posted doubles wins in the conference semifinals and championship matches
  • Teamed with Elliot Diehl to win 8-2 against Messiah in NCAA Tournament on May 11
  2016-17
 
  • Posted a 17-7 singles record and 5-3 mark in doubles
  • Did not allow a game in 16 sets
  • Won 16 of 17 matches in straight sets
  • Notched a 6-2, 6-0 win against York for first collegiate singles win on September 24
  HIGH SCHOOL
 
  • Played on the boys tennis team at Dominion
  • Served as team captain for one year
  • Posted a 68-16 record in his high school career
  • Helped his team to the Virginia State semifinals as a senior
  PERSONAL
 
  • Majoring in communications
  • The son of Rene and Steven Dumas