Zito named Athlete of the Week
Went 4-0 on singles play to close out regular seasonApril 15, 2013 · @MTAthletics
NEW ORLEANS - Middle Tennessee's Ettore Zito was named the Sun Belt Male Tennis Athlete of the Week for April 15-21, as announced by the league office Monday.
Zito, a native of Siracusa, Sicily, Italy, went 4-0 in singles play over the past two weeks, picking up key wins in No. 1 and 3 Flights.
The sophomore defeated Southern Miss. Vasco Valverde, 6-3, 6-2, and Morehead State's Nathan Martin, 6-0, 6-1, on Saturday, April 6 before closing out the regular season with a strong showing in Orlando, Fla. Zito knocked off Amar Hromic of UCF, 6-2, 2-6, 6-0, in the match-clenching point for MT, and defeated No. 50 USF's Ravi Patel in Flight 3 singles by a score of 7-6, 6-3.
The Blue Raiders will compete in the Sun Belt Championships this weekend, April 18-20, in Lafayette, La.
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