Mercer Island boys tennis | Sports preview

The Islanders won the 3A state title last spring, and had an undefeated regular season.

The Mercer Island boys tennis captains are Matt Seifert

The Mercer Island boys tennis captains are Matt Seifert

Coach: Ryan Pang

Number of athletes: 65 total, 16 on varsity

Last season: The Islanders won the 3A state title last spring, and had an undefeated regular season.

Strengths: “We are full of upperclassmen this fall with eight juniors and two seniors,” said new head coach Ryan Pang. He added that the team has a strong sense of leadership on the court.

Focus: “Team chemistry, making sure we all have the same goals, and we are all each other’s biggest supporters,” said Pang. “Team discipline; I know from past experience, from playing for MI years ago, how easy it is to start a season complacent.” He said that he plans on working with the team to make sure every match is important.

Captains: Brian Hou, Henry Smith and Matt Seifert.

“My team captains are great organizers, responsible, good role models and have lots of energy and enthusiasm,” said Pang.

Game to watch: Newport and Bellevue.


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