Stillman College sophomore Aleksandar Zobec has been named SIAC Men’s Tennis Player of the Week while Stillman College freshman Elizabeth Perez has been named SIAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week.
Zobec, a native of Novi Beograd, Serbia, won his first singles match of the season, 6-1, 6-1, over Tuskegee’s Elijah Pugh in a match-up of number one seeds. Playing in the number two spot in doubles action, Zobec and teammate Jelffrey Farias defeated Pugh and Bobby Smith, 8-1, to help lead the Tigers to an 8-1 win over Tuskegee.
Perez, a native of San Juan Del Rio, Mexico, defeated Sunny Willoughby, 6-2, 6-1, in singles action in a battle of number one seeds. Perez and teammate Rosana Medeiros also defeated Willoughby and Cheryl Dixon, 8-2, as the one seed in doubles play. The Lady Tigers defeated Tuskegee, 8-1, for their first win of the season.
SIAC tennis weekly honors will be announced each week throughout the 2012 season. For more information, visit www.thesiac.com.