Joran Vliegen Named C-USA Athlete-Of-The-Week

Joran Vliegen

April 15, 2014

IRVING, Texas - East Carolina senior Joran Vliegen has been named the Conference USA Men's Tennis Athlete-of-the-Week. Vliegen earned the honor following a pair of singles and doubles wins over Campbell and nationally-ranked Elon.

Vliegen won all four of his matches last week, adding two singles and two doubles victories to his record. With a 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 victory against No. 35 Cameron Silverman of Elon, Vliegen improved to 8-4 against nationally-ranked opponents this season. He also won his doubles match to help the Pirates to their first win over a top-50 opponent by knocking off No. 44 Elon on Saturday. Vliegen also won his No. 1 singles and doubles matches against Campbell earlier in the week.

His singles record improved to 30-7, including a 15-4 record at No. 1 singles this spring. This is his first Conference USA Tennis Athlete-of-the-Week honor of the season and fourth of his career, in addition to a pair of C-USA Tennis Athlete-of-the-Month awards.