MAC Announces Men's Tennis Player of the Week

Updated 2/11/2009

Feb. 11, 2009

 

MAC Men’s Tennis Player of the Week

Jose Perdomo ? Ball State

Senior - Trujill Alto, Puerto Rico/Colegio San Jose

Perdomo helped the Cardinals improve to 4-2 on the season with 7-0 wins over IUPUI and Detroit Mercy.  Perdomo improved to 4-2 overall winning all of the his singles and doubles matches this past weekend.  He did not drop a set to Dan Klingenberg Saturday of IUPUI at No. 2 singles winning the match, 6-2, 7-5.  Perdomo also posted an 8-3 victory at No. 1 doubles.  Against Detroit Mercy Perdomo captured a No. 1 singles victory over Pjotrs Necajevs.  Perdomo also won at No. 1 doubles.

 

Additional Nominees

 

Kirill Kolomyts ? Buffalo

Junior - Moscow, Russia (Moscow High School 155)

Kolomyts remained undefeated in dual meet play this season scoring singles and doubles wins versus Youngstown State to go 3-0 in both disciplines for the spring. He needed to rally in his singles match against Tariq Ismail after dropping the first set tiebreaker 10-8 winning the third set super-tiebreaker by an identical 10-8 score. Kolomyts is 14-3 in singles and 10-4 in doubles this season.

 

Jurica Grubisic ? Northern Illinois

Freshman ? Sibenik, Croatia

Grubisic posted wins at both No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles in the Huskies' 4-3 outdoor win over in-state rival Western Illinois Saturday, NIU's first victory of the season.    At No. 1 singles, Grubisic recorded a 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-2 win over the Leathernecks' top player, Zach Frisch.    After WIU had picked up the doubles point, Grubisic's match proved to be the decisive factor in the contest.  After winning the third set, the Huskies clinched the 4-3 team win.    In doubles action, Grubisic teamed up with Pawel Poziomski at the No. 1 flight, and posted an 8-6 win, NIU's lone doubles victory in the dual-match.

 

Levi Bent-Lee ? Toledo

Freshman - Toronto, Canada (Queens University) (SCLA)

Bent Lee-Lee won two matches against IPFW last Sunday. Bent-Lee secured a 6-1, 6-2 win in the No. 4 singles. In addition, he and partner Aleksandar Elezovic won their No. 3 doubles match 8-4. 

 

Previous Honorees

Jan. 20: Jurica Grubisic ? Northern Illinois

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

Feb. 4: Michael Calderone, Western Michigan

 

Upcoming Schedule

 

February 11 ? Wednesday

Michigan State at Western Michigan, 1 p.m.

Ferris State at Western Michigan, 6:30 p.m.

 

February 13 ? Friday

Buffalo at Niagara, 3 p.m.

Indiana State at Toledo, 7:30 p.m.

 

February 15 ? Sunday

Ball State at Northwestern, 11 a.m.

Bradley at Northern Illinois, 1 p.m.

Cleveland State at Toledo, 11 a.m.

 

Last Week’s Results

February 6 ? Friday

Chicago at Chicago State, results not available

 

February 7 ? Saturday

at Ball State 7, IUPUI 0

at Buffalo 5, Youngstown State 2

at Michigan State 5, Toledo 2

Northern Illinois 4, at Western Illinois 3

 

February 8 ? Sunday

Toledo 6, at IPFW 1

at Ball State 7, Detroit 0

at Notre Dame 7, Toledo 0