WESTWOOD, Mass.—Babson College sophomore Alberto De Mendiola (San Jose, Costa Rica) was tabbed as the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Singles Player of the Week, and partnered with junior Brandon Rosenbluth (Pound Ridge, N.Y.) to claim the league's doubles team of the week honor on Monday afternoon.
De Mendiola picked up a pair of dominating wins at number one singles as part of the Beavers' 3-0 week in Orlando, Fla. He defeated Eric Tecce of St. Lawrence 7-5, 6-1 in Wednesday's 9-0 win and then posted a 6-1, 6-1 victory as the Green and White defeated Hope, 6-3, in one of two matches on Wednsday.
In doubles, De Mendiola and Rosenbluth went 2-0 at number one to earn their second honor of the spring. The duo edged Tecce and Leo Romanetz in a tiebreaker on Wednesday, 9-8 (8-3), and then cruised to a 8-0 win to help Babson topple Colorado College, 6-3, on Wednesday evening.
Babson (5-1) returns to action iwht the first of four straight matches against ranked foes on Wednesday when it hosts No. 20 Bates at 3 p.m.