May 24, 2001
Brown University freshman Jamie Cerretani (Reading, Mass.) has been named the Northeast Region Rookie of the Year by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).
Cerretani played the 1, 2, and 3 singles positions for the Bears, and earned a berth in the NCAA Championship with doubles partner Nick Malone, as the number one ranked doubles team in the region. He and Malone won the Northeast Intercollegiate A flight doubles title, reached the semifinals of the regional doubles championship, and were doubles finalists at the Harvard Invitational.
Individually, Cerretani reached the quarterfinals of the regional championships as an unseeded player. He won the B flight in singles at the Northeast Intercollegiate Championship. Cerretani posted a 24-12 singles mark during the 2000-2001 season.