MAAC Men's Player of the Week
DALEN KLASSEN, MARIST
So., 5-11, St. Louis, Mo./Christian Brothers
Klassen was phenomenal this past week, going a perfect 7-0 between singles and doubles action, leading the Red Foxes to a 4-0 week that saw them finish the MAAC regular season undefeated for the third straight season. Playing primarily at the fifth singles' spot, he only dropped a combined four points in three of his matches, including a 6-0, 6-1 win at the third position against Rider on Monday. He also was victorious in a hard-fought, three-set tilt against a good Lehigh opponent, 6-3, 4-6, 6-1. Klassen went 3-0 in doubles, playing at the second and third spots, including a spirited 9-7 win over Big East foe UConn.
MAAC Women's Player of the Week
IVA CELAN, NIAGARA
Fr., 5-8, Mountain View, Calif./Mountain View High School
Freshman Iva Celan went 4-0 in singles and doubles action to help the Niagara Purple Eagles to wins over Rider and Manhattan. Celan cruised in both of her matches in third singles. She breezed past Rider's Michelle Caravaglio without dropping a game on Saturday and followed that performance with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Manhattan's Caitlin Bricketto. Celan and doubles partner Hilary Hansen also recorded identical 8-2 wins in No. 2 doubles over the weekend as NU finished its regular-season schedule on Sunday.