Elliott Earns Player of the Week Honors For Second Time This Season
BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Lehigh men’s tennis senior Zack Elliott was named the Patriot League Men’s Player of the Week. The announcement was made by the league office on Tuesday morning.
Elliott has played an important role in Lehigh’s success over the last four years. The senior finished spring break with three huge wins in singles play and two crucial wins in doubles.
Competing at the No. 1 doubles and singles spot, Elliott secured wins over George Mason, Loyola and Villanova. In Hilton Head, the senior started spring break by defeating George Mason’s Rishab Sardana 6-4, 6-1.
The Mountain Hawks traveled to Loyola to begin league play. In doubles, Elliott and junior Steven Nazaroff defeated Loyola’s Skyler Gates and George Cavo 6-3. The senior went on to defeat Gates in singles play 6-2, 6-1.
Elliott kept his winning streak alive against Villanova, picking up wins in both doubles and singles to go undefeated on the weekend. Paired with Nazaroff, the duo defeated Villanova’s Josh Robinson and Alex Kim 6-1. In singles play, Elliott secured Lehigh’s victory, beating Robinson 6-3, 6-4.
The senior will look to lead the Mountain Hawks to their third consecutive win on Sunday. Lehigh will host Colgate at 2 pm