(New Orleans, La.) Loyola University New Orleans freshman Tarun Surat was named the SSAC male tennis player of the week for the week of February 25th through March 3rd.
Surat won the award as he moved to 5-1 on the season in singles play with a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Karlis Stonis of Mobile on Friday afternoon. The Hyderabad, India native is 3-0 in conference play. He has played at the #1 singles position in every match this season.
Surat is the first winner of the player of the week award since the Wolf Pack program returned in 2011.
Loyola men’s and women’s tennis will be back in action for a doubleheader on Friday, March 8th in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The Wolf Pack will face off with William Carey University at 3:00 p.m. before taking on Tougaloo College in the second half of the doubleheader.