Ismail Rewarded With Co-Performer of the Week Nod
Feb. 9, 2009
CINCINNATI - Senior Ra'ees Ismail won a pair of singles matches last weekend to move within three victories of the program's all-time record for career solo victories. His efforts earned him Atlantic 10 men's tennis Co-Performer of the Week honors, the league announced today.
Ismail went a perfect 4-for-4 this weekend, winning both his singles and doubles matches. He improved to 81-44 all-time in singles play, trailing only Ryan Potts (84-35) in the program annals.
He picked up a 6-3, 7-5 victory in his Flight 4 match against DePaul, and notched a 7-5, 6-0 win versus Wisconsin-Green Bay in the No. 3 slot. Paired with junior J.T. Torbeck, Ismail won both doubles matches over the weekend, taking a pair of 8-5 decisions.
The Musketeers will square off with Butler at 1 p.m. on Feb. 17 at the Western Tennis and Fitness Center in Cincinnati.