Earlham freshman Aitor Zerdilas-Herrera (Athens, Greece) has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week.
Zerdilas-Herrera went 6-0 over his singles and doubles matches while leading Earlham men's tennis to an undefeated 3-0 week. In singles play, the freshman went 3-0 at No. 1 singles with victories over Transylvania and Franklin, and a non-conference win over Holy Cross College.
Zerdilas-Herrera repeated the feat in doubles play, where he teamed up with Nikolaos Trikkas-Psomas at No. 1 doubles for victories over Transylvania and Franklin, and then paired with Aleksandr Sergeev for a No. 1 doubles win against Holy Cross. For the season, Zerdilas-Herrera is 17-8 in singles play with a 5-1 mark in HCAC singles matches, and 18-8 and 5-1 HCAC in doubles play.
The Earlham Quakers (16-7, 7-1 HCAC) will play the winner of Hanover and Anderson on Saturday at 1 p.m. in the HCAC Men’s Tennis Championship.
|HCAC Men's Tennis
|Week 1||Ian Landwehr, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology|
|Week 2||Arjun Gupta, Transylvania University|
|Week 3||Andre Adam, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology|
|Week 4||Aitor Zerdilas-Herrera, Earlham College|
|Week 5||Austin Perry, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology|
|Week 6||Nikolaos Trikkas-Psomas, Earlham College|
|Week 7||Aitor Zerdilas-Herrera, Earlham College|