Marlu Jansen Van Vuuren was selected the SSAC Men's Tennis Player of the Week Monday.
Men's Tennis - Mon. Mar. 26, 2012
NORCROSS, Ga. ---- Auburn University at Montgomery freshman standout Marlu Jansen Van Vuuren has been selected the Southern States Athletic Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. Jansen Van Vuuren helped the Warhawks to a 3-0 record on the week, including a pair of victories over top-15 teams. The newcomer joins teammate Zinelabidine Jouini as the league's player of the week, who earned the honor last week.
In his three singles matches, the East London, South Africa, native, captured three straight-set victories, dropping just eight games in the matches. In doubles, he was equally impressive, posting a 3-0 record.
On the season, Jansen Van Vuuren sports a 15-1 singles record, playing primarily at the No. 4 position. He has also recorded a 7-9 record in doubles play.
Jansen Van Vuuren and the No. 5 Warhawks (10-6) will return to action Wednesday, March 28, when they hit the road to challenge perennial Division II powerhouse Armstrong Atlantic. The match is slated to begin at 9 a.m.