Western Michigan Nadin Indre (Men’s Tennis)
Nadin Indre (Senior, 3.680, Business: Computer Science)
Indre had a perfect 5-0 weekend in singles play at the Purdue Fall Invitational, and in the process won the Flight A Singles title for the first time in his career. The 124th-ranked singles player in the country, Indre swept through the field at the tournament as the top-seeded singles player there. Indre defeated Wright State’s Lauri Makikalli 6-3, 6-0 on the first day of the tournament to begin, and won two singles matches on each of the next two days to take home the title. He beat Louisville’s Eric Bonfre 6-4, 7-5 in the second match of the tournament, and downed teammate Andrew Cahn 6-1, 6-1 to reach the semifinal round on Saturday. Indre’s Sunday began with a come-from-behind win against DePaul’s David Vieyra, beating the Blue Demon player 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 to advance to the finals. There, Indre beat UW-Green Bay’s Howard Scott (who himself won MVP at the Vredevelt Invite, hosted by the Broncos one week previous) 6-1, 6-2 to win the tournament title.
Female Scholar Athlete of the Week: September 16-22
Ohio Juli Accurso (Cross Country)
Juli Accurso (Senior, 3.882, French/Linguistics (double major))
Accurso shined for Ohio at the Wake Forest Invitational - placing third out of 68 runners in an extremely competitive field - while helping Ohio finish second at the meet. Her time of 21:05 put her in front nine of the 11 runners from Florida State, the No. 2-ranked team in the nation. The two-time All-American also paced all runners from Wake Forest and Miami (Ohio), which ranked No. 13 in the Southeast Region and ninth in the Great Lakes Region, respectively.