Athlete of the Week

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    Alex Grubbs, Freshman, Men's Tennis

    Freshman Alex Grubbs went 3-1 in singles last weekend at his first collegiate tournament, the HEB Baylor Invitational in Waco, Texas. Grubbs, from Fort Worth, Texas, won his first three matches in the "B" singles flight before falling in the semifinals.

    He opened the tournament on Friday with an impressive 7-5, 6-0 victory over Chris Gordon of the host school Baylor. Then on Saturday, he posted two more straight-set wins, beating Ricardo Hopker of Texas-Pan American, 7-5, 6-2, and Andy Wang of Rice, 6-0, 6-4.

    On Sunday, Grubbs put up a good fight but fell to Rice's Phillip Seifert in the semifinals, 7-6(5), 6-2. 

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