Pugliese and Oliphant Earn MAAC Tennis Player of the Week Honors
Courtesy: MAAC Sports  
Release: 03/05/2014
Courtesy: MAAC Sports

MAAC Men’s Player of the Week

Victor Pugliese, Monmouth University

Jr., 6-0, Boulogne, France/CNED/San Diego

Pugliese picked up a pair of No. 1 singles wins over Saint Joseph’s and Lafayette to help pace the Hawks to a 1-1 record in a weather-shortened week. The junior transfer registered a come-from-behind victory over St. Joe’s Jose Sierra 6-7 (4), 6-2, 6-0 on Saturday before cruising to a 6-2, 6-0 victory over the Leopard’s Brandon Goldstein. In MU’s 7-0 blanking of Lafayette, Pugliese, along with teammate Luke Adamus, cruised to an 8-2 win over Chris Matturi and Brian Pinkard at No. 2 doubles. To date, Puglises has captured 10 overall singles victories, including a 4-1 mark at No. 1 singles with wins over Army, Boston College, Saint Joseph’s and Lafayette.


MAAC Women’s Player of the Week

Kelsi Oliphant, Quinnipiac University

Fr., 5-9, Calgary, Alberta/Bishop Carroll 

Oliphant survived in a third-set tie-breaker to defeat Della Taylor from Army for the lone Bobcat point on Saturday afternoon. Oliphant won the first set, 6-4, but Taylor battled back to win the second set, 6-4. The freshman from Calgary came through in the end, defeating Taylor 11-9 in thrilling fashion for the victory. She has 17 wins at Quinnipiac this year.  

MAAC Men's Tennis

Men's Tennis
Team MAAC Pct. Overall Pct.
Monmouth 7-0 1.000 15-9 .625
Marist 6-1 .857 15-8 .652
Quinnipiac 5-2 .714 11-10 .524
Niagara 4-3 .571 6-10 .375
Fairfield 3-4 .429 7-7 .500
Saint Peter's 1-6 .143 4-13 .235
Siena 1-6 .143 2-12 .143
Rider 1-6 .143 2-18 .100
watch MAAC.TVLoginJoin
Upcoming Live Events
Fri. Aug 28
5:45 pm
Rider FH vs. Lehigh
Live Video Coming Soon!
Mon. Aug 31
4:45 pm
Rider MSOC vs. Saint...
Live Video Coming Soon!
Wed. Sep 9
6:45 pm
Rider VB vs. Iona
Live Video Coming Soon!
Wed. Sep 9
6:45 pm
Rider WSOC vs. Delaware State
Live Video Coming Soon!
Thu. Sep 10
6:45 pm
Rider MSOC vs. LIU Brooklyn
Live Video Coming Soon!
Sun. Sep 13
11:45 am
Rider FH vs. La Salle
Live Video Coming Soon!
Tue. Sep 15
3:45 pm
Rider MSOC vs. La Salle
Live Video Coming Soon!
Fri. Sep 18
6:45 pm
Rider FH vs. Towson
Live Video Coming Soon!
Wed. Sep 23
6:45 pm
Rider MSOC vs. NJIT
Live Video Coming Soon!
Sat. Sep 26
12:45 pm
Rider VB vs. Marist
Live Video Coming Soon!
The Rock
Lids - Anaconda
Levy Marketing + Awards