BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Junior Alex Makarenko has been named the Southern Athletic Association Men's Tennis Player of the Week, the league office announced today.
Makarenko, from Suwanee, Ga., went 4-0 during the past week, starting with a 6-3,6-1 win over Diego Martin Vertiz of Millsaps at No. 1 singles on Friday. He also teamed with senior Patrick Hire at No. 1 doubles to beat Vertiz and Centurion 8-3, which helped BSC defeat Millsaps, 6-3. Makarenko finished up the week winning both his singles and doubles matches against NAIA opponent Hastings College 6-1,6-1 and 8-2. BSC also defeated Hastings 7-2.