SAN ANTONIO (April 2, 2013) -- Matt Ellis of Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) has been named the conference Player of the Week for March 25-31.
The Saints compete as independents since the Red River Athletic Conference does not sponsor the sport of tennis.
On March 29, at the No. 2 position, Ellis won his singles match against Lewis & Clark's Daniel Hahm, 6-1 and 6-1. Paired up with Luis Rovira, the two won their doubles match against Daniel Hahm and Kevin Ross by the score of 8-4.
Ellis' record so far this season is 6-2 in singles and 6-2 in doubles.
Ellis, a sophomore from El Paso, Texas, is majoring in business management 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