UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Va.- Head coach Ben Johnson announced three recruits have signed a National Letter of Intent including five start recruit Jacob Dunbar, Maryland's No. 1 ranked player Alex Hahn, and Switzerland native Jonathan Quenard.
Dunbar is ranked 50th overall in the United States and is the top player in Ohio. He boasts of a record of 43-16 in singles play.
In competition Dunbar won two national USTA doubles championships and one runner up title in USTA singles play.
Dunbar comes to the University of Richmond with a rich history of tennis excellence and family connection. His mother, Vicki Dunbar, played pro tennis for 10 years and set the record for longest point, tiebreaker, and match in women's tennis history.
Dubar's cousin, A.J. Nelson played at Richmond for three years after transferring from Rhode Island. In addition, Jacob's older brother Ethan played in the number one position as a red-shirt freshman for the majority of the 2012 spring season.
Alex Hahn, a native of Rockville, Md, is ranked the number one player in Maryland and 75th overall in the United States according to tennisrecruiting.com.
Hahn won high school states as a freshman in doubles competition, and achieved a top-25 Boys 16 USTA national ranking.
Jonathan Quenard, originally from Lausanne, Switzerland, trained at the Saddlebrook Tennis Academy in Wesley Chapel, Florida from sophomore to senior year.
Quenard was ranked 760th in the world by the International Tennis Federation.
In singles play he was named champion of the BSAC Tennis Local Junior Fall Classic champion in Brandon, Fla.
In doubles he advanced to the finals of the ACE Tennis U18 ITF Canadian World Ranking Event with partner Gerardo Penchyna in Burlington, Canada this past fall.
The Spider tennis team starts their season at the VCU 4-1 on Saturday, January 18th.
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