Last week, freshman Walid Gtari (Tunis, Tunisia) won all three of his singles matches at the GLIAC Tournament to help the Panthers to a third place finish, and for his efforts, has been named the Ohio Dominican Student-Athlete of the Week.
Gtari defeated Francis Bertrand from Grand Valley by the scores of 2-6, 6-3 and 6-3. Against tournament winner Northwood, he defeated Jean Menard 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 and went on to defeat Wayne States Aman Gill 6-3, 5-7, 6-0.
Gtari also went undefeated in doubles play with freshman Justin Tjon (Willemstad, Curacao). The duo won 8-2 against Grand Valley and then beat Northwood 8-5 and Wayne State 8-4.
For his efforts, Gtari was honored with the GLIAC's Freshman of the Year award.