NWC Men's Tennis - Apr. 3-9, 2017

NWC Men's Tennis - Apr. 3-9, 2017

Men’s Tennis Student-Athlete of the Week – April 3-9, 2017

 

RAJUL CHIKKALINGAIAH, Whitman

Freshman, Corvallis, Ore. / Home-schooled

 

Chikkalingaiah rolled through six matches without losing a set or match in Whitman's split-squad weekend. Stepping up into a 'starters' roll, he helped the No. 13 Blues remain unbeaten in conference play with two wins over Puget Sound and one of Pacific Lutheran.  At #2 singles, he posted wins of 6-2, 6-4 and 6-1, 6-0 against Riley Inn of UPS, and at #3 singles defeated James Okubo of PLU 6-1, 6-3.  At #2 doubles with Luke Targett, he won 8-1 and 8-1 vs. Jacob Kompolt and Chet Selis of UPS and 8-4 vs. Niko Convento and Justin DeMattos of PLU.

 

Honorable Mention:

Jeffrey Vulis, Whitworth (Jr, San Francisco, Calif.)

Spencer Watanabe, George Fox (Jr, Duvall, Wash.)

Clark Wininger, Pacific (Sr, San Francisco, Calif.)

Ben DeLuca, Lewis & Clark (Sr, San Francisco, Calif.)

Tyler Linscott, Linfield (Sr, Tucson, Ariz.)

 

Previous Honorees:

Clark Wininger, Pac (2/6); Spencer Watanabe, GF (2/13); Petar Jivkov, Whm (2/20); Zach Hewlin, Whm (2/27); Clark Wininger, Pac (3/6); Zach Hewlin, Whm (3/13); Oscar Wight, Pac (3/20); Josh Bernstein, Pac (3/27); Reuben Mulhern, Pac (4/3)