April 17, 2012

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

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.