GREENVILLE, S.C. – Furman's Ivan Mitric has been named the Southern Conference men's tennis player of the week for all matches played Feb. 26-March 4, as announced by the league on Tuesday. Mitric, who sits at 7-3 in singles and 8-3 in doubles on the season, earned a win in each this week. The nod is Mitric's second of the season.
A sophomore from Toronto, Ontario, Mitric, who is ranked 87th in this week's national singles poll, earned a win at flight one singles against Georgia Southern's Antonio Muniz, 7-6 (5), 5-7, 6-1. In doubles play, he teamed with Jake Munns to sweep the Eagles' top duo, 6-0.
Mitric and the Paladins return to action on March 16, hosting UNCG in a conference showdown slated for noon.
Also nominated: Yusuf Khamis (ETSU), Olivier Stuart (Mercer) and Tomas Rodriguez (Chattanooga).
Julie Paré, Furman Sports Information
SoCon Men's Tennis Players of the Week
Feb. 5 – Frazier Rengifo, ETSU
Feb. 12 – Olivier Stuart, Mercer
Feb. 19 – Ivan Mitric, Furman
Feb. 26 – Frazier Rengifo, ETSU
March 5 – Ivan Mitric, Furman