03/31/2014 – For the third consecutive week a member from the men's tennis team has earned the conferences top weekly honor. Kristoff Saari was named the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) Men's Tennis Player of the Week for the week ending March 30th.
Kristoff, a sophomore from Rochester, was perfect in his singles matches and went 2-1 in doubles to help 10th-ranked Saints to a 2-1 week. He won at the No. 1 singles spot against Lake Erie (6-3, 6-1) and Grace (Ind.) (6-2, 6-1), and won at the #2 spot against Western Michigan (7-6, 4-6, 10-7) for the only Saints' points. He partnered with Gunnar Perry for wins at the #2 doubles spot against Lake Erie (8-1) and Grace (8-0), but lost to Western Michigan (1-8). For the year, Saari is 19-2 in singles matches and 17-5 in doubles play. Aquinas is now 16-2 overall.