ELMHURST, Ill. – South Dakota State's Andrea Boglić was named as The Summit League's men's tennis player of the week for his performance March 26-April 1.
Andrea Boglić, South Dakota State
So., Umag, Croatia
Boglić received his first career award after posting a pair of singles victories and a doubles win during the week. Against Valparaiso, Boglić won 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (7-2) over Eric Honert at No. 1 singles and teamed with Parker Lawley for an 8-7 (8-6) win at No. 1 doubles. At No. 1 singles against Chicago State, Boglić rallied for a victory (3-6, 6-3, 10-7) over Sergiu Muresan in a Jackrabbits victory. Boglić's two wins matched his season total prior to the week while his doubles victory put his season record at .500.
Also nominated: Nino Hasandedic, Kansas City.
Previous recipients: 1/21 – Bradley Holt, Western Illinois; 1/28 – Tomas Patino, Kansas City; 2/5 – Joel Modesitt, IUPUI; 2/12 – Joao Freitas, Fort Wayne; 2/19 – Tomas Patino, Kansas City; 2/26 Martin Muadi, Fort Wayne; 3/5 – Parker Lawley, South Dakota State; 3/12 Grant Fleming, Kansas City; 3/19 – Jason Jaruvang, IUPUI; 3/26 – Grant Fleming, Kansas City.
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Entering its fourth decade of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of over 144,000 at nine universities, four of which are located in top 58 U.S. metro populations (Detroit, Indianapolis, Kansas City and Omaha). Member institutions include: Fort Wayne (Indiana-Purdue-Fort Wayne), IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis), Kansas City (University of Missouri-Kansas City), North Dakota State University, Oakland University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced 54 All-Americans, 37 Academic All-America selections and seven NCAA Championships. For more information about the league and its history, visit www.thesummitleague.org to "See The Summit" or follow on Twitter @thesummitleague.