Ismail Rewarded With Co-Performer of the Week Nod

Senior Ra'ees Ismail was named Atlantic 10 men's tennis Co-Performer of the Week.
 
Senior Ra'ees Ismail was named Atlantic 10 men's tennis Co-Performer of the Week.
 

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.


 

 

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