Men's Tennis - Mon, Mar. 2, 2015
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ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Union College men's tennis' Borna Bartolovic (FR/Zagreb, Croatia) was named the first Appalachian Athletic Conference men's tennis Player of the Week on Monday for the 2015 season, the conference office announced.

Bartolovic has been steady in his short career at Union, posting a 2-1 record overall in singles action. This week, Bartolovic went a perfect 2-0 in his matches. 

First on Thursday against Cumberlands (Ky.), Bartolovic won the first match of his career, besting the 40th-ranked player in the country in a hard fought 2-6, 7-6 (6), 1-0 (8) affair. On Saturday against Milligan, Bartolovic helped the Bulldogs win their first match since the program was reinstated last year, as he won his match at number one singles in straight sets(6-0, 7-5). 

Bartolovic and the rest of the Union College men's tennis team will return to action on Thursday at Montreat (N.C.). First serve is set for 1 p.m.