Bartra Earns Rookie of the Week
GREENSBORO (February 10, 2017) – North Carolina A&T men’s tennis player Adair Bartra was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week this week after capturing his first collegiate singles win against College of Charleston.
Bartra defeated the Cougars Vasily Kichigin from the No. 3 position in three sets 4-6, 6-3, 10-7 to score the Aggies first point of the season at Aggie Tennis Complex. He also found himself in a close doubles match with partner Jordan Lawrence, but came up short, losing 4-6.
The Peruvian native has played well in the first three matches of his freshman season, almost defeating Wofford’s Parks Schoen in the team’s season-opener in Spartanburg 3-6, 6-4, 1-0 (10-5), but fell to Davidsons Axel Fries 6-0, 6-0 on Feb. 4.
The Aggies play host to Coastal Carolina on Feb. 10 at Aggies Tennis Complex. The women’s matches are slated for 2:30 p.m., and men’s matches are scheduled to begin at 3 p.m.