Ugur Atalay, a standout on the court for the men’s tennis team last season, is StudyInAmerica.com’s International Student of the Year for the class of 2012.
Ugur Atalay is the recipient of the 2011-12 Atlantic 10 Sportsmanship Award, chosen by the Senior Women Administrators of each league institution, for his actions during competition in the men’s tennis A-10 title game.
The Colonials (17-7) will travel to Durham, N.C. May 12 to face the No. 8 seed Blue Devils.
Men’s tennis senior Ugur Atalay and women’s lacrosse senior Sarah Phillips are the Outstanding Senior Student-Athletes of the year, nabbing the top prizes at today’s Senior Honors Luncheon.
Fresh off its second consecutive A-10 title, the men’s tennis team swept A-10 awards, nabbing the Coach of the Year, Most Outstanding Performer and Most Outstanding Rookie Performer honors and four all-conference team members.
Xavier head coach Eric Toth complimented senior Ugur Atalay and the Colonials for their sportsmanship during the No. 2 singles match and celebration after claiming the A-10 title.
The men’s tennis team nabbed its second straight A-10 championship Sunday, defeating Xavier 4-3 and earning an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.
Men’s tennis freshman Francisco Dias is the Atlantic 10 men’s tennis Rookie Performer of the Week, his fourth honor of the season – the most for any A-10 rookie this season.
Men’s tennis freshman Francisco Dias is the Atlantic 10 Rookie Performer of the Week, after a weekend where he went undefeated over three matches at the No. 1 singles and doubles slots.
The Colonials (11-7, 3-2 A-10) won two of their three matches this weekend, finishing play with a victory over Fordham Saturday.