Pioneer duo sweep tennis athlete of the week honors

Denver's Matt Summers and Bianca Mok secure the final athlete of the week awards of the season.
Denver's Matt Summers and Bianca Mok secure the final athlete of the week awards of the season.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –Denver's men's tennis athlete Matt Summers and women's tennis athlete Bianca Mok secured the final athlete of the week awards of the season. The duo helped their respective teams clinch the 2019 regular season titles. This is the first weekly honor for Summers and the fourth of the season for Mok. 

Matt Summers, Denver
Sophomore | Maidstone, U.K.

  • Finished the weekend 3-1 in competition
  • Holds an overall singles record of 12-5 and doubles of 11-5
  • Clinched a tight match against New Mexico at the No. 2 position

Also nominated: Brandon Ancona (Valparaiso) 

Bianca Mok
Senior | Boise, Idaho

  • Finished with a singles victory at the No. 1 spot and a doubles win at the No. 2 position
  • Improved her overall record to 14-2 in singles and 13-4 in doubles
  • Went into the weekend ranked No. 109

Also nominated: Ines Absisan (Omaha)

2018-19 The Summit League Athlete of the Week
January 22
M: Vinny Gillespie, Drake
W: Arisha Ladhani, Denver 

January 29
M: Mattia Ros, Denver
W: Habiba Aly, South Dakota 

February 5
M: Aleksa Lazarevic, Illinois State
W: Bianca Mok, Denver

February 12
M: Brandon Ancona, Valparaiso
W: Anna Riedmiller, Denver

February 19
M: Tom Hands, Drake
W: Arisha Ladhani, Denver 

February 26
M: Tom Hands, Drake
W: Bianca Mok, Denver 

March 5
M: Vinny Gillespie, Drake
W: Janelle Wilson, Omaha

March 12
M: Brandon Ancona, Valparaiso
W: Natka Kmošková, South Dakota

March 19
M: Johnnie Carmichael-Plester, North Dakota
W: Isa Sullivan, North Dakota

March 26
M: Nejc Sitar, North Dakota
W: None

April 2
M: Brandon Ancona, Valparaiso
W: Jana Lazarevic, South Dakota

April 9
M: Vinny Gillespie, Drake
W: Bianca Mok, Denver 

April 16
M: Mattia Ros, Denver
W: Preethi Kasilingam, North Dakota 

April 23
M: Matt Summers, Denver
W: Bianca Mok, Denver

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