PROVIDENCE, R.I. (News Release) – University of Louisville sophomore Sebastian Stiefelmeyer was named BIG EAST Men’s Tennis Player of the Week on Feb. 26.
"I am happy for Sebastian,” said U of L head coach Rex Ecarma. “Clinching a team match on the road is very difficult and defeating a good player with a nice ranking is icing on the cake. He has improved his transition game and it paid dividends."
Stiefelmeyer (Vienna, Austria) clinched the Cards’ 4-3 win over host Virginia Tech. With the match tied at 3-3, No. 118 Stiefelmeyer rebounded from a first set loss to upset No. 65 Amerigo Contini 6-2, 6-3 in the final two sets at the No. 1 position.