Gillespie Named Summit League Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week For The Second Time This Season

first_imgDrake University’s Vinny Gillespie was named the Summit League Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week for the second time this season, the league announced Tuesday, March 5. Drake, which has had a student-athlete win Summit League Athlete of the Week three consecutive weeks with Gillespie’s teammate, Tom Hands, claiming the award the previous two weeks play at in-state rival Iowa Friday night at 6 p.m. The Bulldogs end the weekend with a pair of Sunday road matches at Western Michigan and Michigan State. Print Friendly Version Gillespie went 3-0 in singles and 1-1 in doubles on the weekend against competitors from No. 17 Minnesota and No. 44 Wichita State. He ended the week with a come from behind victory over No. 38 Josip Krstanovic of Minnesota. He improved his overall record to 11-4 in singles and 8-5 in doubles.last_img read more