Western Michigan University Men's Tennis Ross VanderPloeg Named MAC Male Scholar Athlete of the Week:
Ross VanderPloeg (Senior, 3.77, Interdisciplinary Health Services) clinched the team match for the Broncos winning both his singles and doubles match. He teamed with Marc Shideler in defeating UIC’s team of Alan Reifer and Isaac Lloveras 8-3 in the number two matches. VanderPloeg also went on to defeat Reifer in the number two singles match by scores of 7-5 and 6-3 halting any chance of a comeback for UIC.
The MAC Scholar Athlete of the Week honor is presented to a MAC male and female student-athlete who has a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better and performs well during the week’s competition. The winners are selected by a group of the conference’s faculty athletic representatives.