Fletcher, Afanasev Sweep A-10 Weekly Honors

March 7, 2017

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - George Washington men's tennis has swept Atlantic 10 weekly awards, with junior Chris Fletcher earning Player of the Week and Dennis Afanasev grabbing Rookie of the Week.

Fletcher continued his stellar spring season with a perfect weekend, taking a pair of singles and doubles victories to help the Colonials defeat Navy and St. John's.

Both of Fletcher's solo triumphs came in straight-set fashion at the No. 2 spot on the ladder. The junior defeated his second nationally ranked opponent of the season in St. John's No. 123 Roberto Livi.

In doubles play, Fletcher paired with senior Julius Tverijonas to claim two wins at the top spot.

Afanasev battled for three-set victories in both of his singles matches over the weekend. The freshman won at No. 4 against Navy and No. 5 against St. John's.

These accolades mark the second weekly honors of the season for both Fletcher and Afanasev.



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