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September 3, 2014 Introducing We The Jury The new program that rewards Brandeis students for their support of the Judges!
July 16, 2014 Checking in with the Judges: Kevin Dupont '16 In the second of our series on what the Judges are doing this summer, Kevin Dupont ’16 of the men’s tennis team prepares for his third year with the Judges at the same time he prepares for a career in foreign affairs.
May 22, 2014 Granoff falls in NCAA Tournament opening round Rookie Brian Granoff fell in straight sets in his first-ever NCAA tournament match, 6-3, 6-4, against Jake Humphreys of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
May 7, 2014 Cooke, Granoff selected to NCAA Division III Tennis Tournament Junior Carley Cooke of the Brandeis women and rookie Brian Granoff of the men will represent the Judges at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges on May 22-24
May 1, 2014 Bunis, Secular, Cooke earn All-UAA tennis honors Ryan Bunis, Michael Secular and Carley Cooke, were all named second-team All-UAA for tennis.
April 30, 2014 Announcing the 2014 Brandeis Department of Athletics Award Winners On Wednesday, April 30, Director of Athletics Sheryl Sousa '90 handed out the department's annual end-of-season awards.
April 26, 2014 #30 MTennis finishes off Rochester, 7-2, in UAA 7th-place match The Judges won two of three doubles and five of six singles matches to finish in seventh place in the UAA, ahead of the sixth-seeded Yellowjackets. Danny Lubarsky won twice, including the clinching singles win at No. 3.
April 25, 2014 Doubles the difference again as #30 men fall to #17 Chicago, 5-4 The Judges won four of six singles matches, including all three that lasted three sets, but the Maroons advanced to the fifth place match by winning all three in doubles. Brian Granoff won at first singles and had the closest doubles match.
Ben Lamanna Ben Lamanna Head Coach 781-736-3648

Ben Lamanna, a 2002 graduate of Bates College, is in his ninth season as head men’s and women’s tennis coach at Brandeis. Under Lamanna’s tenure, the men’s tennis program has continually improved while scheduling many of the top Division III teams in the country along with Division I competition. In 2010, Lamanna and assistant Payum Payman were named the University Athletic Association Men's Tennis Coaching Staff of the Year. Lamanna guided the Judge women to their highest national ranking ever in 2012, reaching No. 19 in the nation, while helping Carley Cooke '15 become the first women's tennis All-American in program history.

Lamanna came to the Judges after spending the 2004-05 season as an assistant coach at his alma mater under head coach Paul Gastonguay. The Bates men posted an 11-5 record and reached the NCAA tournament for the fifth year in a row that season, setting a school record in the process. The Bobcats also produced the runner-up in the 2005 NCAA Division III singles tournament. The Bates women went 7-8 in 2004-05.

As a player at Bates, Lamanna played in every spot from two through six in the singles ladder, compiling an impressive 15-1 record as a junior. The Bobcats made three NCAA tournament appearances in his career, posting an overall record of 30-17 with Lamanna on the roster. As a senior in 2002, Lamanna earned the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Clarence Chaffee Award for demonstrating leadership on and off the court. In addition to coaching at Bates, Lamanna has spent time as a teaching professional. He has worked at the Orchid Island Golf and Beach Club in Vero Beach, Florida, and at Greenwich Country Club in Greenwich, Connecticut, since graduating from Bates with a degree in political science. Lamanna is a native of Barrington, R.I. He is a 1998 graduate of Barrington High School.

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