SAN ANTONIO (March 11, 2013) -- Tanis Martinez of Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) has been named the conference Player of the Week for March 4-10.
The Saints compete as independents since the Red River Athletic Conference does not sponsor the sport of tennis.
On March 7, at the No. 3 position, Martinez won his singles match against Temple College's Dalton Woodfin. He won 6-1 and 6-2. Paired up with AJ Gallardo, the two won their doubles match against Todd Barrajas and Eddie Galvan by the score of 8-2.
On March 8, Martinez won his match 6-2 and 6-0 against Jack Kunde from Austin College. Paired again with Gallardo, the two won their doubles match 8-3.
Martinez's record so far this season is 3-3 in singles and 3-3 in doubles.
Martinez, a freshman from Carrizo Springs, Texas, is majoring in business administration at OLLU.
The NAIA Champions of Character program aims to instill five core values in NAIA athletes, coaches: respect, responsibility, integrity, servant leadership, and sportsmanship. Our Lady of the Lake University shares and supports these values and strives to promote the Champions of Character program by working with students, coaches through our Champions of Character educational program. For more information on the Champions of Character program, click here: www.championsofcharacter.org.
Luis A. Lárraga
Sports Information Assistant