Abdo Named NACC Student-Athlete of the Week

MILWAUKEE, Wis.—The Illinois Tech men’s tennis team has earned its second weekly honor from the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC). Sophomore Yousef Abdo has been named the league’s Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of February 18–24.

Abdo went a perfect 4-0 during the week as the Scarlet Hawks downed Lake Forest (9-0) and Carthage (6-3). He posted a 6-3, 6-0 win over Aidan Burke at No. 2 singles against Lake Forest and paired with Adam Laitinen for an 8-4 win over the team of Burke and Joe Bove at No. 2 doubles.

Also holding down the two No. 2 positions in the Carthage dual, Abdo and Laitinen topped Tripp Schulte and Matt Krzewinski by an 8-4 score. Abdo followed that up with a 6-4, 7-6 win over John Nykyforuk at No. 2 singles.