27 Achieve 4.0 GPA; Dean's List and A-10 Honor Roll Student-Athletes Honored
Senior ranked No. 118 singles player
Tverijonas downs ranked opponent
Tverijonas, Afanasev grab first conference honors
Colonials defeat Northern Illinois
2015-16: Atlantic 10 First Team All-Conference and All-Academic selection...Finished season with ITA Atlantic Region singles ranking of No. 18 and doubles regional ranking of No. 7 with partner Danil Zelenkov...Posted an overall 18-12 singles record this season with a 10-9 record at the top spot in dual match play...Posted an overall 22-6 doubles record, leading the team in wins...Tallied a 13-4 dual match doubles mark, playing all but one match at the No. 1 spot...Helped GW to third consecutive A-10 title... Named A-10 Player of the Week on March 29...Won A Flight doubles in fall Joe Hunt Invitational ... Defeated No. 46 ranked doubles pair in fall play with partner Danil Zelenkov...Reached ITA Atlantic Regional Championships semifinal for doubles ...Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll member... Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.
2014-15: Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team and All-Academic selection...Sidelined for portion of spring season due to illness...Entered spring season with a No. 19 ITA Atlantic Region singles ranking...Posted an overall 9-7 singles record with a 5-4 in dual match play, mostly in the No. 5 slot...Tallied an overall 13-10 doubles mark with an 8-7 dual match record playing mostly at the No. 2 position...Helped the Colonials win their fourth A-10 title in five years...Named A-10 Performer of the Week for the week ending April 7...Named ECAC Player of the Week for the week ending April 5...Was ITA's No. 34 ranked doubles pair with partner Francisco Dias in fall 2014...Finished the spring season on a five-match singles win streak and triumphed in seven of his last eight doubles bouts...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List...Member of Fall 2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2013-14: Had breakout rookie season with Colonials after joining squad in January 2014...Named to Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team...Posted overall singles record of 13-7, including 8-5 mark at No. 4 spot and 3-1 record in third flight...Went perfect 3-0 against A-10 opponents during regular season...Closed season with 6-2 record through final 10 matches (two unfinished)...Wrapped freshman year as part of No. 78 doubles team with junior Francisco Dias on final ITA National Doubles Rankings...Duo went 12-8 through dual-match play...Helped Colonials claim third A-10 Championship crown in four seasons...Named A-10 Rookie Performer of the Week a league-high tying three times (Feb. 11, March 13 and March 27)...Named to Spring 2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
High School: Comes to GW after spending a few months on the professional circuit...Owns an ATP ranking of No. 1,226 in the world...Highest ATP ranking of 1,206 came in September 2013...As a junior player reached as high as No. 88 by the ITF...Two-time member of Lithuania's Davis Cup team.
Personal: Born Julius Tverijonas on June 14, 1994 in Siauliai, Lithuania...Son of Violeta Tverijoniene and Arvydas Tverijonas...Has an older brother, Aleksas, and a younger sister, Emilija...Intended major at GW is undecided.
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Colonial of the Week - Men's Tennis' Chris Fletcher
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