Musketeer Tennis Earns Another Two A-10 Weekly Honors



PHILADELPHIA --- Xavier had two tennis players named to the Atlantic 10 weekly honor roll as Stephanie Bauer was named A-10 Women's Tennis Performer of the Week and Rob Simpson was named A-10 Men's Tennis Rookie of the Week.

Bauer, a sophomore from Columbus, Ohio, earns her first Performer of the Week honor of the season and her second A-10 weekly honor overall. The 2002 All-Conference member won both of her singles matches and her lone doubles match this week to help Xavier improve to 16-2 on the season. Bauer is now 20-8 in singles play and 24-4 in doubles action this season.

Simpson, a freshman from Godfrey, Ill., earned his first A-10 Rookie of the Week award. He continued his play as XU's most consistent freshman as he won two singles and two doubles matches this week to help the Musketeers improve to 16-4 overall. This season, Simpson is 20-2 in singles and 17-3 in doubles play entering this weekend's A-10 Men's Tennis Championships in Pittsburgh, Pa.

The weekly awards now give Xavier a total of 39 Musketeers to be honored by the conference in 2002-03. In the 2001-02 academic year, Xavier athletes won 55 Atlantic 10 weekly awards.