Campbell’s Sum Finds Fourth A-Sun Weekly Award

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

MACON, Ga. – Campbell’s Day Sum finished the week with a perfect 2-0 mark in No. I singles and No. I doubles. For his performance, Sum claimed the fourth Player of the Week award of his career, the conference office announced on Wednesday.

The A-Sun Preseason Player of the Year just returned after being sidelined with a wrist injury to knock off Mt. Olive’s Alexandre Queiros, 6-0, 6-2, and teamed with teammate Dominik Kaniewski to defeat Sender/Miranda, 8-2. The Strasbourg, France native earned a 6-4, 6-1 victory against Michael Pereira of No. 51 UNC Wilmington and teamed with Kaniewski to win in doubles versus Pereira/Ybarra, 9-8.

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Other Top Performers
Kurt Gattiker, UNF (Sr. - No. 6 Singles - Buenos Aires, Argentina - Business Management) – Gattiker picked up a 6-4, 6-1 win against No. 74 Elon's Cody MacDowell as the Ospreys defeated the Phoenix. The senior from Buenos Aires, Argentina followed that up with a 7-5, 6-0 win versus Winthrop's Andrea Merg. Gattiker also picked up an 8-6 doubles win against Winthrop with partner Taylor Albrecht.

Jack Roux, USC Upstate (Sr. - No. 5 Singles - Puenta Arenas, Chile - Political Science) – Roux became the second USC Upstate men's tennis player in school history to reach 60 career singles wins to help No. 72 Upstate take a 3-0 lead en route to a 6-1 win against Georgia Southern on Valentine's Day Sunday at the Hanner Tennis Complex for its first dual match win of the season. The political science major won his doubles match with junior Marco Linconir, 8-3, at the No. 2 spot versus Jayrai Jadeja and Justin Flynn and added his 60th career singles win, posting a 6-2, 6-1 win against Matthijs Verdam at No. 5 singles to give Upstate a 3-0 lead en route to the win. Roux joined classmate Javier Tori as the only players in school history to reach 60 career singles wins.