Pellegrini of Birmingham Southern named SAA Men's Tennis Player of the Week

Pellegrini of Birmingham Southern named SAA Men's Tennis Player of the Week

ATLANTA (March 5, 2019) – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced that Anthony Pellegrini of Birmingham-Southern has been named the SAA Men's Tennis Player of the Week.

Pellegrini had a great weekend in Orlando winning three doubles matches at the No. 1 position and splitting his singles matches going 2-2. In singles, at No. 1, he played three match tiebreakers, winning two of them against Cornerstone & Clark University, 10-5 and 10-2. He lost the third to Wabash, 10-3, and lost to Caz Rezende from Augustana, 6-2, 6-3. 

In doubles, he moved up to the No. 1 position to play with Jamie Bekaert and won all three doubles contests against Wabash, Cornerstone & Clark. On Saturday during two-team matches, Pellegrini won both his singles and doubles matches.

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