DENVER, Colo. – UMKC men’s tennis junior Airam Castellano (Gran Canaria, Spain) was honored as the Western Athletic Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week, the conference office announced Tuesday.
Castellano won in dominating fashion on the No. 1 singles and doubles court in the 5-2 victory over Creighton on April 11. He won 6-0, 6-2 in singles play and teamed with Mike Psarros (Athens, Greece) to win 6-0 in the doubles match.
During the spring season, Castellano leads UMKC with a 12-6 record at No. 1 singles, including an 8-2 mark in his last 10 matches. He is 12-4 overall in doubles play, including a 10-1 mark in No. 1 play while teaming with Psarros.
UMKC swept the weekly conference awards as Yana Grechkina (Vladimir, Russia) was named WAC Women's Tennis Player of the Week.
The Roos are competing at Oral Roberts Tuesday afternoon and close the regular season on Senior Day Thursday at 1:30 p.m. vs. Saint Louis at the Plaza Tennis Center.
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