MVC Names Salibasic Men's Tennis Player Of The Week
ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The Missouri Valley Conference has announced that Drake junior Alen Salibasic (Tuzla, Bosnia & Herzegovina) was recognized as the MVC Men's Tennis Player of the Week. Salibasic was honored by the conference for the second consecutive week and for the fourth time in his career.
Salibasic registered a pair of wins for the Bulldogs in their 4-3 setback at No. 49 Minnesota on Saturday (Feb. 22).
In doubles, he paired with junior Ben Mullis (Leicestershire, England) to record an 8-4 decision at No. 2 doubles.
In singles, Salibasic collected a 6-4, 6-0 triumph over 80th-rated Leandro Toledo at the No. 1 singles position. The victory was his second against a ranked opponent this season.
On the year, Salibasic owns a 19-11 combined singles/doubles ledger.
Salibasic and the 65th-ranked Bulldogs (5-4) return to the Roger Knapp Tennis Center this Wednesday (Feb. 26) hosting Graceland University and No. 55 Iowa. The Bulldogs open their day battling the Yellowjackets at 10:00 a.m. before their annual in-state showdown with the Hawkeyes at 6:00 p.m.