ATLANTA (March 20, 2018) – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced that Jack Metzger of Sewanee has been named the SAA Men's Tennis Player of the Week.
Last week, Metzger was 4-2 against student-athletes from No. 29 Swarthmore, No. 12 Whitman, and No. 17 Tufts. Metzger won the clinching match in upsetting Whitman by defeating Alex Hwang 7-5, 6-1 at No. 5. In doubles, Metzger also teamed with Fletcher Kerr at No. 3 to win 9-7 against the Whitman team of Chikkalingaiah/Kirsch.
He was a perfect 3-0 last week in singles. That included an impressive win over Evan Han of Swarthmore by a score of 7-6, 6-2 and a 6-3, 7-6 victory over Dan Coran of Tufts.