Concordia and Chestnut Hill Claim CACC Men's Tennis Weekly Honors
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (March 20, 2012) - Concordia sophomore Daniele Piludu has been named as the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Men's Tennis Player of the Week, for the period ending March 19. Chestnut Hill's Mike Humes was selected as the CACC Men's Tennis Rookie of the Week.
CACC Tennis Player of the
Daniele Piludu, Concordia (So., 5-11, Cagliari, Italy)
Enjoyed an undefeated week that
saw him post an 6-0, 6-0 win while playing No. 1 singles and 8-1 in
No. 1 doubles in Clippers’ 9-0 shutout of USciences
(3/18). For the season boasts a 5-2 overall mark, including
2-0 when playing in No. 1 singles slot.
CACC Tennis Rookie of the Week
Mike Humes, Chestnut Hill (Fr., 5-8, Medford, N.J.)
Posted a perfect 2-0 record while playing in No. 1 singles slot for the Griffins against Post (3/16) and Merimack (3/18). Also went 1-1 while playing No. 2 doubles with a 8-0 victory vs. Post. Owns a 5-2 overall singles record this season along with a 4-2 mark when playing in top individual flight.
Mark Mozer, Concordia (Fr., 5-11, Brest, Belarus)
Improved to 7-1 overall in singles this season with 6-0, 6-0 win while playing in No. 3 position vs. USciences (3/18). Also won in No. 3 doubles against USciences (8-1) while making first doubles start.
CACC Men’s Tennis Team
Caldwell - Caldwell began the 2012 season under new head coach Jan Marco Jiras on Sunday, losing a non-league dual to St. Thomas Aquinas, 9-0. The Cougars face CACC foes Philadelphia, Bloomfield and Chestnut Hill this week.
Concordia - Concordia opened up their CACC schedule on Sunday afternoon as they shutout USciences 9-0. The Clippers won 6-0, 6-0 in three of the six singles matches. This week Concordia will host #33 Bluefield St. on Tuesday afternoon and #48 Dist. of Columbia on Friday afternoon. For road games, the Clippers will travel to face CACC foe Chestnut Hill College on Wednesday afternoon and end the week at Bloomfield on Saturday.