ELMHURST, Ill. – Denver's Alex Gasson was named Summit League Men's Tennis Player of the Week for his performance Feb. 21-27.
ALEX GASSON, DENVER
Sr. // Alton, U.K.
- Garnered his third career Player of the Week honor and first of the season
- Notched a pair of straight-set victories at No. 3 singles, topping Air Force's Luke Sanderson (3 and 4) and UTSA's Axel Cronje (2 and 2)
- Teamed for a pair of No. 1 doubles wins, besting AFA's tandem, 6-2, and UTSA's duo, 6-4
- Helped lead Denver to a 5-2 victory over Air Force and a 4-0 win against UTSA
Also nominated: Marco Paulo Castro, South Dakota State
Previous recipients: Jan. 24 – Razvan Grigorescu, Omaha; Jan. 31 – Bradley Luetschwager, IUPUI; Feb. 7 – Razvan Grigorescu, Omaha; Feb. 14 – Yannik James, Denver; Feb. 21 – Steven Christie, IUPUI
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