ARLINGTON, Texas - Each week, the UTA Athletic Department spotlights a Texas Trust Scholar-Athlete of the Week to showcase the excellence in academic achievement of its student-athletes.
This week's honoree is Guanarteme Nuez from men's tennis. Nuez, a junior from Las Palmas, Canarias, was a part of the 2016 Sun Belt Championship run and was 14-9 in his sophomore season in singles and a team-best 15-4 in doubles. Nuez played primarily at the No. 1 position in singles and picked up multiple wins at the ITA All-American tournament.
In his freshman season, he was 13-11 in singles, including wins over No. 58 and No. 69 ranked opponents
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