2018 NAIA Men's Tennis National Player of the Week - No. 3 (April 4)

2018 NAIA Men's Tennis National Player of the Week - No. 3 (April 4)

By Jed Flemming, Athletic Communications and Media Intern

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Denis Porcic of Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) has been named the NAIA National Men's Tennis Player of the Week, the national office announced Wednesday. Porcic was selected based on his performances from March 28 – April 3 and was chosen out of a pool of conference, Association of Independent Institutions and unaffiliated group winners.|

National Men's Tennis Player of the Week

Denis Porcic, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)

Sr., Tuzla, Bosnia & Herzegovina

• Porcic helped keep the Blue Raiders undefeated on the season with win over then-No. 22 Union (Ky.) and Cumberlands (Ky.)
• At No. 1 singles and doubles, Porcic did not drop a set in four matches
• Porcic has won four-consecutive singles matches and is 5-0 in doubles on the season

For complete Player of the Week calendar, click here

Nominees: Alberto Menendez, SCAD Atlanta (Ga.) ; Borja Perez, Tennessee Wesleyan ; Charlie Moseley, Milligan (Tenn.) ; David Kohler, St. Francis (Ill.) ; Alfonso Martinez, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) ; Elliott Abromeit, Doane (Neb.) ; Samir Chikhaoui , Xavier (La.) ; Gabe Johnson, Bethel (Kan.) ; Keiran President, Ottawa (Kan.) ; Eric Banoub, Cumberlands (Ky.) ; Pau Grabuleda Cruañas, Cumberland (Tenn.) ; Pablo Alonso Munoz, Campbellsville (Ky.) ; Julian Lopez, Midway (Ky.) ; Pablo Munoz, Indiana East (Ind.) ; Mark Simons, Mobile (Ala.) ; Ernesto de Diego, Loyola (La.) ; Felipe Barbosa, Southeastern (Fla.) ; Ivan Bonderanko, Webber International (Fla.) ; Matthew Hulme, Coastal Georgia ; Jan Horstkoetter, Lawrence Tech (Mich.)

2017-18 Men's Tennis Composite Award Winners

Week 1 (March 21): Joshua Turnquest, Asbury (Ky.)
Week 2 (March 28): Ramon Puertolas, Cumberland (Tenn.)
Week 3 (April 04): Denis Porcic, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)


Championship Information

NAIA Men's Tennis Championships

May 12-16, 2020
Mobile Tennis Center
Mobile, Ala.