KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Federico Barbon of Point (Ga.) has been named the NAIA National Men's Tennis Player of The Week, the national office announced Wednesday. Barbon was nominated for his performances during the week of April 8-14 and was selected out of a pool of conference, Association of Independent Institutions and unaffiliated group winners.
Player of the Week
Federico Barbon, Point (Ga.)
Jr., Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
- Won in both singles matches at Nos. 3 and 2.
- Won his fifth and sixth consecutive doubles matches.
- Helped his team to claim its first Appalachian Athletic Conference regular season crown.
- Second-consecutive national player of the week honor.
Nominees: Aaron Westerlund, William Woods (Mo.) ; Martin Mendoza, Reinhardt (Ga.) ; Ian Millan Vetokhin, St. Francis (Ill.) ; Ryan MacLean, Spring Arbor (Mich.) ; Grant Esposito, Indiana Wesleyan ; Carter Mason, Hastings (Neb.) ; Isaac Howes, Concordia (Neb.) ; Grayson McCartney, Doane (Neb.) ; Federico Herrera Duran, Georgia Gwinnett ; Jacob Turley, McPherson (Kan.) ; Tiago Almeida, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) ; Martin Barbier, Cumberlands (Ky.) ; Alex Oviedo, Texas A&M Texarkana ; Josh Turnquest, Asbury (Ky.) ; Max Faundez, Indiana East (Ind.) ; Yuri Syromolotov, Middle Georgia State ; Jesus Quesada, Martin Methodist (Tenn.) ; Tare Mariga, Webber International (Fla.) ; Cesar Menacho, Ave Maria (Fla.) ; Geronimo Barrios, Keiser (Fla.) ; Liam Stoica, SCAD Savannah (Ga.) ; Tiago Neves, Indiana Tech ; John Cocoma, Cornerstone (Mich.) ; Duarte Teixeira, University of Northwestern Ohio
2018-19 Division I Men’s Basketball Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (March 27): Christian Garay, Point (Ga.)
Week 2 (April 10): Federico Barbon, Point (Ga.)
Week 3 (April 17): Federico Barbon, Point (Ga.)