Odon Barta Named GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week

CORPUS CHRISTI – Odon Barta has been named the GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Pepsi. Barta earned the award for his performance last week at the ITA Texas Regional. 

Barta made it to the third round of singles and quarterfinal round of doubles in the ITA Texas Regional, a tournament featuring the best players from all throughout Texas. 

Barta beat a player from UTPA by a 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 final in the opening round and would go on to take a 6-1, 6-7, 6-1 final against a seeded player from Texas Tech in the second round. In the third round, Barta lost to the No. 6-seeded Sudanwa Sitaram of Texas. 

In doubles he and Peter Nagy made it to the quarterfinals, getting a walkover win against a team from Texas, then winning 8-6 against both UTPA and UT Arlington before falling 8-5 against a team from Texas A&M. 

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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

10-2-12: Peter Nagy, Men's Tennis

10-9-12: Shannon Hullum, Volleyball

10-16-12: Vanessa Johnson, Women's Golf

10-23-12: Odon Barta, Men's Tennis