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FMU’s Caspari named PBC Player of the Week

FLORENCE, SC – Francis Marion University junior Alex Caspari has been selected as the Peach Belt Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week for the week of Feb. 20-26.

Caspari won both his singles matches last week – in straight sets – including a 6-3, 7-5 upset of 15th-ranked Paul-Henri Arrigoni of Lander University. Caspari is 4-0 this season at the No. 1 position.

He also teamed with Gavin Davison to win a pair of doubles matches, including a win over the 11th-ranked duo from Lander. Caspari and Davison are ranked 19th nationally in Division II and own a 4-0 mark this season.

Caspari has helped the 14th-ranked Patriots to a 3-1 team record.

The native of Hurth, Germany, improved his career singles record to 26-10.

Both the Francis Marion men’s and women’s squads will play host to Tusculum College on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. on the Kassab Courts.

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Last Published: March 1, 2012 4:20 PM
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