MAC Honors Men's Tennis Player of the Week

Updated 3/12/2009


MAC Men’s Tennis Player of the Week

Casey Cullen ? Western Michigan

Sophomore - Beverly Hills, Mich. (Birmingham Seaholm)

Casey Cullen compiled a 3-1 mark in three matches against nationally-ranked teams at the H.E.B. Tournament of Champions College Tennis Championships in Corpus Christi, Texas. Cullen won the clinching match at No. 4 singles against No. 50 DePaul, despite losing the first set, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3. Cullen also won both his matches against No. 53 Middle Tennesse State with another come-from-behind win at No. 4 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 and he teamed with Pablo Olivarez to win 8-1 at No. 3 doubles.


Additional Nominees

Marcelo Mazzetto ? Buffalo

Sophomore - Sao Paulo, Brazil (Colegio Carlos Magno)

Mazzetto went 5-1 in his matches over the weekend as the Bulls played three contests vs. Kennesaw State, Jackson State and Mercer. Mazzetto combined with Kirill Kolomyts for a perfect 3-0 mark at first doubles. Mazzetto also won two matches at first singles with his lone defeat coming in three sets.


Previous Honorees

Jan. 20: Jurica Grubisic ? Northern Illinois

Jan. 27: Sven Buurus - Toledo; and Michael Calderone - Western Michigan

Feb. 4: Michael Calderone, Western Michigan

Feb. 11: Jose Perdomo, Ball State

Feb. 18: Kazuya Komada ? Western Michigan

Feb. 25: Jared Miller ? Toledo

Mar. 4: Kazuya Komada ? Western Michigan