WACO, TEXAS (Sept. 18, 2019) - Gabriel Braga (SO/Brasilia, DF, Brazil) of Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) was named the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) Men's Tennis Player of the Week for matches played over the dates of Sept. 9-15. This is the first men's tennis award of the 2019-2019 season.
Braga posted a 2-1 record in doubles and split a pair of singles matches to start the fall season at the St. Mary's University Quad. The sophomore from Brasilia, Brazil, teamed with Gabriel Vallim Candiotto (SO/Campinas, San Paulo, Brazil) for doubles victories over duos from Texas Lutheran University and Trinity University. They narrowly lost to St. Mary's. In singles, Braga defeated TLU's Simon Carandang, 6-1, 6-3, and he fell short in a 6-2, 0-6, 10-6 loss to StMU's Louis Bonnay. OLLU competitors were 13-17 overall in the event.