Rodriguez, Grunenwald Claim GNAC Men’s Tennis Weekly Accolades

Rodriguez, Grunenwald Claim GNAC Men’s Tennis Weekly Accolades

WINTHROP, Mass.- Sophomore Diego Rodriguez (Barquisimeto, Venezuela) and freshman Sven Grunenwald (Winden, Germany) of the Eastern Nazarene College men's tennis team have been selected as the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Player of the Week and Co-Rookie of the Week, respectively, announced the league office Monday afternoon.

Rodriguez and Grunenwald each compiled a 7-1 overall record during the Lions' spring break trip to Hilton Head Island, S.C. Both players posted 3-0 records in singles play and teamed up to register a 4-1 mark in doubles action.

Rodriguez cruised to three singles wins at the No. 4 position as he did not drop a set. Grunenwald picked up a pair of victories at the No. 5 singles spot while also earning one win at the sixth position.

The duo combined to post a 4-1 mark at the No. 2 doubles position on the week.

This season, Rodriguez notched a 4-2 record in singles play to go with a 5-3 mark in doubles matches while Grunenwald sported a 3-3 singles record and a 4-2 doubles mark.

Eastern Nazarene finished the shortened 2019-20 campaign with a 3-5 overall record.