Fernandez Meaca earns MSC Player of the Week honors
Monday, March 4, 2019
Fernandez Meaca earns MSC Player of the Week honors
Francisco Fernandez Meaca was named Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week, compiling two singles and one doubles win for the Phoenix. (Credit Bob Tamboli)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Francisco Fernandez Meaca garnered Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week accolades Monday, registering three wins for the Phoenix in singles and doubles.

The San Pedro de Alcantara, Spain., native defeated University of Mobile’s Illya Filanchuk, 6-4, 6-4, and posted a 6-2, 3-6, 6-0, victory over Indiana Wesleyan’s Riley Worland in singles. The junior teamed with Pau Grabuleda Cruanas for an 8-1 win against IWU’s Filanchuk and Guido Evangelista in doubles in a 5-4 team victory over the Wildcats.

Cumberland plays Loyola University on Monday and eighth-ranked Middle Georgia State on Tuesday to conclude its Spring Break trip.