TARACIDO NAMED SLC MEN'S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Freshman Hugo Taracido earned his first SLC Player of the Week nod on Thursday
 
Freshman Hugo Taracido earned his first SLC Player of the Week nod on Thursday
 

March 27, 2008

FRISCO, Texas - Freshman Hugo Taracido was named men's tennis Southland Conference Player of the Week, the league office announced on Thursday afternoon. The Pontevedra, Spain native went 3-0 in singles play and 2-1 in doubles action last week to earn his first weekly conference honor.

Taracido won all three of his singles matches this week in straight sets, helping the Mavs to a trio of wins including a pair of Southland Conference victories.

At the No. 3 singles position, Taracido started the week winning 6-0, 6-3 over Columbia's Bogdan Borta. He then made quick work of UTSA's Andre Moreira winning 6-1, 6-0 on Friday before defeating Nirvick Mohinta of UTPA 6-3, 6-4. With doubles partner sophomore Gonzalo Bienzobas the duo went 2-1 at the No. 2 spot.

The Mavs will continue league action on Tuesday, April 1 when they host Southeastern Louisiana at the UTA Tennis Center at 1 p.m.

 

 

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