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All-American Monday - John Geraghty

John Geraghty (1977)

Coral Gables, Fla. - Described as scrappy fighter who brings fond memories back to Coach Dale Lewis of Mickey Schad, the former No. 2 player on the Hurricane squad which finished second in the 1965 NCAA tournament, John Geraghty returned to his home state of Florida after transferring from Appalachian State. Geraghty, a local kid from Hialeah, attended Ransom High where he was both an All-City and All-County player. In 1973, Geraghty received the schools Most Valuable Player award and won the Florida State Clay Court Championship. In 1974, he became a two-time Florida State Clay Court Champion. While attending Ransom, Geraghty held down the No. 2 ranking in Florida and No. 11 national ranking in junior play.

After sitting out the 1976 season, Geraghty began his Hurricane career with six straight singles victories and compiled an overall record of 19-5. Teaming with All-American John Eagleton, Geraghty opened doubles play with an 18-1 record and 23-3 overall record. Geraghty and Eagleton advanced to the quarterfinals of the 1977 NCAA tournament. For his accomplishments on the court, Geraghty was selected to the 1977 All-American team. As capitan of the 1978 Hurricane team, Geraghty posted an overall record of 15-5 in singles play and 14-4 in doubles competition.        


Name Year(s)   Name Year(s)
Mike Belkin 1965 Rod Mandelstam 1962-63
Andrew Burrow 1987 Tavo Martinez 1976
Pat Cramer 1968-70 Jerry Moss 1958-59
Luigi D'Argord 2006-07 Srjdan Muskatirovic 1994-95
Eddie Dibbs 1971-72 Joaquim Rasgado 1974-75
John Donar 1987-90   Raz Reid 1971-72
John Eagleton 1976-77   Ivan Rodrigo 1997
Conny Falk 1989   Mike Russell 1997
Alvaro Fillol 1975   Pancho Segura 1943-45
Jaime Fillol 1967-68   Christo Steyn 1982-83
Luis Garcia 1969-71   Carl Sundberg 2008
John Geraghty 1977   Daniel Vallverdu 2006-09
John Hammill 1963   Todd Widom 2002-03
Gil Kovalski 1995