DENVER, Colo. - Luke Shields has been named Western Athletic Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week for the week of Mar. 12-18. This is the second honor for Shields this spring.
Shields, a junior from
State to the semifinals. Shields, ranked No. 14, nationally, defeated No. 39 Wisconsin’s Jeremy Sonkin 6-2 and 6-3. Shields then ousted Dias Doskarayev of No. 16 South Alabama 7-5 and 6-3, as the Broncos advanced to the semifinals. In the semifinal match against No. 14 Alabama, Shields dominated at the No. 1 position, as he earned the 6-1 and 6-2 victory over Sammy Struyf. Shields also combined with doubles partner Piotr Dilaj at No. 1 doubles where the duo defeated
State went 2-1 at the Blue Gray Classic including defeats of No. 16 South Alabama 4-3, and No. 39 Wisconsin 4-0.