December 24

Gillespie Collects Fifth MVC Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week Honor

first_imgSAINT LOUIS, Mo. – Drake University’s Vinny Gillespie earned his fifth Missouri Valley Conference Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week honor of the season, the league announced on Tuesday, March 28. Gillespie leads the Bulldogs with an impressive 14-2 record and is ranked 61st nationally. Gillespie posted a combined 4-0 record for the week. He began his week with a near perfect performance as he cruised past Nebraska’s 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 singles. Then at No. 18 Cornell, Gillespie extended his winning streak to five-matches with a 6-0, 6-1 trouncing of David Volfson, but the Bulldogs ultimately fell to the Big Red 4-3. In doubles, Gillespie and Tom Hands secured the doubles point for Drake against Nebraska and Cornell.center_img Drake returns to action on Friday with a trip Denver. Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more