ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Ekaterina Vezhekova of Tennessee Wesleyan and Ezequiel Gils of Tennessee Wesleyan are the Appalachian Athletic Conference Women's and Men's Tennis Players of the Week, the league announced on Monday.
Vezhekova, a senior from St. Petersburg, Russia is 10-1 in singles and 12-0 in doubles for the season. Last week, she won the doubles match 8-0 against Point and was leading 6-1, 4-0 at number 1 singles before the match was called at 5-0 due to weather conditions. She helped the Lady Bulldogs win at Dalton State with an 8-5 win at number 1 doubles and a 6-3, 6-0 win at number 1 singles.
Gils is 12-1 in singles play on the year. Against Point, Gils won at #2 singles, 6-3, 6-4 and at #1 doubles, 8-3. He won at #2 singles against Dalton State 6-3, 6-3.
This is the third week for the award. The next edition will be announced on April 7.
This is the first time either have received the award this year.