CORPUS CHRISTI – Peter Nagy and Maider Martin have been named the GoIslanders.com Student-Athletes of the Week, presented by Pepsi. Nagy and Martin earned the awards after winning the singles flights in the Marco & Co. Catering Islanders Open, an officially sanctioned Intercollegiate Tennis Association event.
On the men's side, Nagy swept through the bracket, picking up 6-0, 6-0 wins over his two non-Islander opponents. He also took down teammates Guillaume Rauseo and Matt Westmoreland on his run to the title. He earned a hard-fought 6-3, 6-4 win over Westmoreland in the finals to clinch the title.
Martin earned her title in similar fashion, beating three teammates on the way to the title. She earned wins over Islanders Ashley Garza and Sandra Burges before taking a three-set slugfest by a 2-6, 6-4, 10-6 score in the finals over defending champion Stefania Nicolae to win the title.
Next up for Nagy will be play at the Rice Invitational beginning on Sept. 29 in Houston along with other Islanders men's players, while Martin and the women's team will take part in the ITA Texas Regionals on Oct. 20 at the Baylor campus in Waco. The men's team will also participate in the ITA Texas Regionals, with the tournament taking place in Fort Worth on the TCU campus.
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2012-13 GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the week, presented by Pepsi Weekly Winners:
9-5-12: Shannon Hullum, Volleyball
9-11-12: Ivy Baresh, Volleyball
9-18-12: Tyger Holt, Volleyball
9-25-12: Peter Nagy, Men's Tennis and Maider Martin, Women's Tennis