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Men's Tennis: Westminster SAAC Honors Abbott as Titan Athlete of the Week

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) today selected men's tennis sophomore Troy Abbott (Seven Fields, PA / Seneca Valley) as its SAAC Titan Athlete of the Week for the week of March 31.

Abbott guided the Titans to two PAC wins last week, including Westminster's conference opener. He went 2-0 at number one singles and at first doubles with junior Mike Matisi (Lowellville, OH / Lowellville). In Westminster's 5-4 win at Saint Vincent on March 24, Abbott won at first singles (6-1, 6-7, 6-2) and 8-3 at number one doubles. In their 9-0 win over Thiel on March 28, he won, 6-2, 6-1 at first singles and 8-0 at number one doubles.

Westminster will play Waynesburg on Saturday at 12 p.m.

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