Fernandez Meaca earns third MSC Player of the Week accolade
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Fernandez Meaca earns third MSC Player of the Week accolade
Francisco Fernandez Meaca earned MSC Player of the Week honors for the third time this season with three singles and three doubles wins for CU. (Credit Bob Tamboli)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Francisco Fernandez Meaca garnered Mid-South Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week honors for the third time this season, posting three singles and three doubles wins for the Phoenix.

The San Pedro de Alcántara, Spain, native defeated Jan Dietrich from the University of the Cumberlands, Georgetown College's Phillipp Hoeper and Shawnee State's Austin Hanshaw, all in straight sets in singles.

In a new doubles pairing, Fernandez Meaca and Thiago Lopes picked up three wins as well at No. 2 by scores of 8-5, 8-3 and 8-0 against UC’s Aatu Merenheimo and Luis Montell, Georgetown’s Hunter Nosek and Cole Wilson along with Shawnee State’s Zack Fox and Nico Richards.

The Phoenix host 11th-ranked Campbellsville University on Wednesday at 2 p.m. and take on Blue Mountain College at 1 p.m. on Thursday at the Tommy Gray Memorial Courts.