Abilene Christian’s Josh Sheehy Takes Men’s Tennis Weekly Award

first_imgHonorable Mention: Sebastian Santibanez, Lamar; Francisco Bendana, UIW; William Mottet, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Men’s Tennis Player of the Week – Josh Sheehy – Jr. – Arlington, Texas Sheehy led a Wildcat squad that went a perfect 4-0 over the weekend, including two wins over Southern Indiana, a defeat of defending Ohio Valley Champion Tennessee Tech and a victory over UT Chattanooga. ACU improved to 6-5 on the season heading into this Saturday’s 9 a.m. CT contest versus Oral Roberts at home. The Wildcats will then turn around and play Air Force at 4:45 p.m. later that day. Sheehy, who picks up his first weekly award of the season, led all players a season ago in weekly honors with four. Across seven singles and doubles matches this past weekend, the junior from Arlington, Texas, went 6-1, recording a perfect 4-0 line in singles competition, including three wins at the top flight. He won each singles match in straight sets and did not give up more than four points in a set. Sheehy also tallied a 6-2, 6-4 victory over No. 28 Eduardo Mena of Tennessee Tech. In doubles competition, Sheehy and his brother, Jonathan Sheehy, captured two of three contests, winning both of their matches at the top slot. FRISCO, Texas – Abilene Christian’s Josh Sheehy is the Southland Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. Southland Conference Players of the Week are presented by UniversalCoin.com. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on at least 25 percent of ballots.last_img

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