Men's Tennis Freshman Atalay Wins A-10 Performer, Rookie Honors
April 13, 2009
PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Atlantic 10 Conference named George Washington's men's tennis player Ugur Atalay not only Rookie of the Week, but also Performer of the Week.
Atalay shares the double honor with Temple's Filip Rams.
The freshman from Istanbul, Turkey, finished the season Friday, April 10, with straight-set victories against Georgetown's Andrew Brun, 6-2, 6-3, and Howard's Michael Gee, 6-3, 6-4, to finish the spring season at 12-6.
He also finished the season riding a six-match winning streak, with all but two straight set wins.
Atalay and the rest of the men's tennis team will next be in action at the Atlantic 10 Conference Championships on April 24-26, in Monroeville, PA.