Nick Bybel Named Patriot League Rookie of the Year to Lead Bucknell Men's Tennis in All-League Honors
Zimmer, Morque Earn Second Team Honors, Zimmer Named Academic All-Patriot League
Bison Tennis Star Wins Ronald J. "Pete" Pedrick Award at Annual Senior Athletic Awards Banquet
Match to Serve as Women's Final Patriot League Tournament Tune-up
Bison Fall to No. 2 Mountain Hawks in Patriot League Tournament Semifinals
Bucknell Men's Tennis Sweeps Lafayette, Earns Meeting with Lehigh in Patriot League Tournament Semis
Bison vs. Mountain Hawks Set for 2 p.m. Saturday
Ranks eighth all-time at Bucknell in career doubles wins (56) ... also ranks 16th in singles wins (46) and is tied for 10th in combined wins (102) ... enters season ranked 15th in career winning percentage (.658).
2011-12: With Gregg Cohenca became the first Bison to qualify for the NCAA Championships, meeting Kentucky in doubles competition ... also the first Patriot League players to qualify for the NCAA Championships as individuals ... named Second Team All-Patriot League for a second consecutive year ... also an Academic All-Patriot League Team selection for a second straight season ... led Bucknell with a 31-7 doubles record ... 31 single-season doubles victories is a program record ... posted a 10-4 fall record and a 21-3 dual record in doubles ... went 10-2 at No. 1 doubles, playing exclusively with Cohenca ... including fall tournament play, registered a 20-6 doubles record when paired with Cohenca ... with Cohenca defeated Russell Bader and Jason Lee, 9-8 (7), for Bucknell's only win over Penn State ... went 11-1 at No. 2 doubles, playing exclusively with Josh Katten ... opened season with 10 consecutive doubles wins, claiming titles at the Bucknell Invitational and Bison Quad ... also won 10 straight doubles matches March 25-April 25 ... went 5-0 in regular-season Patriot League doubles matches with Zimmer ... never lost back-to-back doubles matches during dual play ... broke into national rankings in mid-March, coming in at No. 58 with Cohenca in the ITA rankings ... went 19-13 in singles action on the year ... wins total tied for second-most on the team and was a single-season career high ... went 9-2 in singles during fall tournament play, winning the Bison Quad Flight A title over Cohenca ... only two losses came in super tiebreakers ... played primarily at No. 2 singles during dual play, going 7-9 ... also finished 0-1 at No. 1, 2-1 at No. 3 and 1-0 at No. 4.
2010-11: Named Second Team All-Patriot League ... also an Academic All-Patriot League Team selection ... only men's player in the league to earn a spot on both teams ... led Bucknell in singles wins with a 17-10 record ... also finished 12-12 in doubles ... played primarily at No. 2 (6-3) and No. 3 singles (5-2) ... went 4-1 in Patriot League singles play with only loss coming in three sets to Navy's Jeremy New ... finished runner-up in Flight B singles at the UConn Invitational ... played primarily at the No. 1 position with Anton Kovic in doubles ... earned an 8-7 record with Kovic, all in dual action ... also finished 4-3 with Josh Katten in fall tournament play ... finished runner-up with Katten in the Square Draw of the Northeast Intercollegiate ... went 2-0 with Kovic in the Patriot League Tournament ... named Patriot League Player of the Month for April.
2009-10: Finished debut season 10-4 at singles, including 8-3 in the spring ... saw action at third through sixth singles ... went 6-1 at No. 5 position ... earned a seven-match winning streak at singles running from March 24 to April 23 ... went 5-0 against Patriot League opponents in singles ... closed doubles campaign with a 13-7 overall record, including 11-6 in duals action ... played primarily at No. 3 position, going 10-1 ... also played first (0-1) and second (1-4) doubles ... won last six doubles matches of the season, including victories over Lafayette and Navy in the Patriot League Tournament ... went 10-1 when partnered with Josh Katten ... also played with Gregory Maxson (1-0) and Kelly Morque (2-6) ... second on the team with a .676 combined winning percentage (23-11).
Personal/High School: Graduated from West Essex High School ... four-year letterwinner in tennis ... named all-conference and First Team All-County ... served as team captain junior and senior seasons ... won the Iron Hills Conference Sportsmanship Award for Tennis in 2008 ... also named Essex County Player of the Year as a junior ... qualified for New Jersey State IAA Singles Championship in 2008 ... son of Ben and Barbara Zimmer ... has a sister, Ashley ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll and Dean's List ... major is management.