(ROCHESTER, N.Y.) – Carnegie Mellon University freshman Abhishek Alla (Hyderabad, India/IMG Pendleton School) was named University Athletic Association (UAA) Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week for his performance this past weekend. Alla helped the Tartans to a 2-0 dual-match record with wins over two ranked regional foes, as the Tartans remain unbeaten at 6-0.
Alla posted a 2-0 mark in singles play. He started the weekend with a straight set victory at No. 3 singles 6-1, 6-1 over Matt Romei of Haverford and then turned in another straight set victory with a 6-4, 6-4 win at No. 2 singles against Matthew Heinrich of Stevens.
In doubles play, the freshman posted a 1-1 mark. He teamed with sophomore Bryce Beisswanger (Los Angeles, Calif./Viewpoint School) at No. 3 to claim a point with an 8-6 victory over the duo of Nicholas Rosasco and Tyler Tisdale of Stevens.
The Tartans will be off until their spring break trip to Claremont, California, where they will face Sewanee at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 10.