Simon Andersson Garners Fourth ECC Men's Tennis Rookie of the Week

Simon Andersson has now won ECC Rookie of the Week honors four times this season.
Simon Andersson has now won ECC Rookie of the Week honors four times this season.

CENTRAL ISLIP, NY - Freshman Simon Andersson has garnered his fourth East Coast Conference Men's Tennis Rookie of the Week honor for his performance in the week ending April 15th.

Andersson (Ystad, Sweden - Sydskanska Gymnasiet) was 2-0 at both No. 5 singles and No. 1 doubles this week, helping the Firebirds go 2-0 for the week in ECC matches and secure a No. 2 seed in the upcoming ECC Tournament.

He defeated Dowling's Sardorja Mamadjanov, 6-4, 6-3 on Friday and swept St. Thomas Aquinas' William Tronsor, 6-0, 6-0 the next day. He is now 15-3 in singles and 14-4 in doubles play this year.

Andersson and the Firebirds host No. 3 seed NYIT in ECC Tournament Semifinal action on Tuesday, April 17th at 2:00 p.m.