San Diego Sweeps Men's Tennis Weekly Honors

March 6, 2018

SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference has named San Diego’s August Holmgren the West Coast Conference Singles Player of the Week and the Toreros duo of Gui Osorio and Nico Borter the Doubles Team of the Week.

Holmgren defeated the 8th-ranked player in the nation in USC's Brandon Holt, 4-6, 7-6 (8), 1-0 (10-3) to secure USD's only singles victory against the No. 11 Trojans. Due to a clinch, the third set went to a 10-point tiebreak with Holmgren dominating his competitor for the win. He improves to 3-0 this season when playing in the No. 1 position and has won four singles matches in a row.

The Toreros duo of Osorio and Borter defeated the 25th-ranked doubles pair in the country, No. 11 USC's Brandon Holt and Riley Smith, 6-3, for their first win this year against a nationally-ranked doubles team. The duo improved to 7-2 playing in the No. 1 position.

Also Nominated Singles: John Pearce, BYU; Gabriel diaz Freire, Loyola Marymount

Also Nominated Doubles: John Pearce and Jeffrey Hsu, BYU; Charles Boyce and Lucas Moreno, Loyola Marymount; Dane Esses and Dennis Uspensky, Pepperdine 


 

 

2018 WCC Men’s Tennis Player of the Week
Week 1 (2/6) – Michail Pervolarakis, Portland
Week 2 (2/13) – Sam Feit, Gonzaga
Week 3 (2/20) – Mathieu Garcia, Portland
Week 4 (2/27) – Errol Smith, Loyola Marymount
Week 5 (3/6) – August Holmgren, San Diego  

2018 WCC Men’s Tennis Doubles Team of the Week
Week 1 (2/6) – Sean Hill and Jeffrey Hsu, BYU
Week 2 (2/13) – Nick Borchenko and Gabriel Diaz Freire, Loyola Marymount\
Week 3 (2/20) – Mathieu Garcia and Pierre Garcia, Portland
Week 4 (2/27) – Charles Boyce and Lukas Moenter, Loyola Marymount
Week 5 (3/6) – Gui Osorio and Nico Borter, San Diego

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