GOSHEN, Ind. – Junior Krishnan Ganesan is the first men's tennis recipient of the Springer Design Maple Leaf Athlete of the Week in 2012-13. He was selected for action taking place between September 23-30.
In three dual matches between Sunday and Wednesday, Ganesan rolled off a perfect 6-0 mark (singles and doubles combined).
At the No. 4 singles spot, his most critical match came Sunday against Saint Joseph. The last match on the courts with the team score tied 4-4, the junior lost the first set, but rallied for a 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) to clinch the Leafs first win in five matches. Then, he dropped just one game on way to straight-set victories over Bethel on Tuesday and Trine on Wednesday.
In doubles action, Ganesan was and his teammates went 3-0, losing just eight total games in three matches. Over the weekend, Gansean also compiled a 2-2 singles mark at the Valparaiso University Fall Invite with his only defeats coming to NCAA DI opponents.
The Maple Leaf Athlete of the week is sponsored by Springer Design, Inc. and is chosen each Monday by a committee of Goshen College personnel.
9/17-22: Jaime Stack (volleyball)
9/10-16: Anika Baumgartner (women's tennis)
9/3-9: Billy Funk (men's cross country) and Lynn Weaver (women's soccer)
8/27-9/2: Caleb Longenecker (men's soccer)