Fagundes, Kuhn earn ASC Player of the Week honors

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

EAST DIVISION MEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Arthur Fagundes, Fr., Texas-Tyler

Freshman Arthur Fagundes (Curitiba, Brazil / Uniasselvi) posted a combined four wins through singles and doubles play last week. Fagundes earned a 6-1, 6-2 first singles victory over Nick Farmen from Southwestern. He doubled with Frankie Fischer to defeat Nickoloz Snovely and Grant Gideon in an 8-6 performance. Fagundes later recorded a 6-0, 6-0 sweep on the two court over Cedric Ambulo of Austin College and moved on to win the one's court in doubles action with Fischer where they posted an 8-2 victor over Ambulo and Josh Granberry.

 

EAST DIVISION WOMEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Lauren Kuhn, Fr., Texas-Tyler

Freshman Lauren Kuhn (Carrolton, Texas / R.L. Turner HS) and the Patriots faced off in a double header against Southwestern and Austin College where Kuhn went a combined 4-0 record on the day. On the second singles court, Kuhn posted a 6-1, 2-0 victory over SU before teaming up with doubles partner Kaitlyn Huskey to get an 8-3 victory. Texas-Tyler improved to 6-0 later in the night when it finished off a 5-4 win over the Pirates following a Kuhn 6-4, 7-5 third singles victory. Huskey and Kuhn would make it a clean doubles sweep with an 8-4 win in third doubles.

 

WEST DIVISION MEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Hruday Ravula, Jr., Texas Dallas

Junior Hrudhay Ravula (San Antonio, Texas / Health Careers HS) led the Comets to a 9-0 road win over East Texas Baptist Friday in their only match of the week. Ravula outlasted Tyler Tolopka, 4-6, 6-4, 10-5, at No. 1 singles and teamed up with Mario Jelev for an 8-2 win at No. 2 doubles.

 

WEST DIVISION WOMEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Sumvruta Iyengar, Fr., Texas Dallas

Freshman Sumvruta Iyengar (Prosper, Texas / Prosper HS) defeated one of the top singles players in the ASC Saturday with a straight-set win over East Texas Baptist senior Kayla Casey, the No. 10-ranked player in NCAA Division III. Iyengar downed the ASC's fall singles champion and ITA regional champion, 6-4, 6-2.


OTHER TOP MEN’S PERFORMANCES

 

Ozarks junior Dillon Murray (West Helena, Ark. / De Soto HS) posted a 3-1 record over the weekend. Murray went 2-0 at No. 1 doubles against Hendrix College and John Brown University. His only loss came against Hendrix at No. 1 singles.

 

OTHER TOP WOMEN’S PERFORMANCES

 

East Texas Baptist sophomore Jabree McClaine (Arlington, Texas / James Bowie HS)helped lead the Tigers to the program's first win over Texas Dallas with wins at No. 4 singles and No. 3 doubles. The No. 3 doubles was the first point won in the match and then her singles match was the sixth point.