Hickory, N.C.–Rhodri Atkinson has been named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Men’s Tennis Player of the Week the SAC announced Monday morning.
Atkinson, a junior from Gloucester, England, went undefeated on the week in both singles and doubles play as he led the Bears to wins over Catawba and UVA Wise. He defeated his opponents 6-4, 7-5 (Catawba) and 6-1, 6-0 (Wise) at No. 1 singles, extending his match winning streak to five in singles play. He also went 2-0 in doubles play last week.
This is Atkinson’s first Player of the Week honor of the season.