Aluno do Competitivo B.sports se destaca ao ser premiado Jogador de Tênis Masculino da Semana da Sun Conference, jogando pela Southeastern University
Thomas Ortega, aluno Competitivo B.sports que estuda na Southeastern University através do programa de Bolsas de Estudo para Tennis Universitário da B.sports foi premiado Jogador de Tennis Masculino da Semana da Sun Conference.
Jogando pela categoria Junior, Ortega conseguiu um perfeito 6-0 se tornando o primeiro atleta da SEU em quase 2 anos a conquistar tal título.
“Sem vocês não seria possível” – disse o pai de Ortega para a equipe B.sports
Confira abaixo a notícia original divulgada pela SEU Fire:
LAKELAND, Fla.— Earlier today, Thomas Ortega of the Fire men’s tennis team was honored with the Sun Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week award as announced by the league office. The junior went a perfect 6-0 in his matches on the week, earning the first such award for any SEU tennis athlete in nearly two years.
To start the week, Ortega played at No. 2 doubles against John Carroll and No. 25 Indiana Wesleyan. He and his teammate Felipe Barbosa notched 8-1 and 8-6 wins, respectively. The duo then competed at No. 1 doubles versus Davis & Elkins and took the match 8-4.
In singles play, Ortega failed to drop a set on the week. The Sao Paulo, Brazil native collected 6-1, 6-0 and 6-2, 6-1 wins in the first two matches. Ortega finished off the week with a 6-0, 6-0 sweep at No. 5 singles over D&E.
Ortega and the tennis team will be back on the court tomorrow at 11:30 a.m. as the Fire take on Aquinas College.