YORK, Pa. – The Capital Athletic Conference announced its weekly tennis awards on Tuesday, and Salisbury University senior Eric Spangler was named the league's co-Player of the Week for men's tennis.
Spangler earned a singles and doubles win in Salisbury's only match of the week, against No. 21 University of Mary Washington, playing at the top of the lineup.
In doubles play, Spangler teamed with classmate Shanon Gunther, to claim a 9-7 win at No. 1 doubles, defeating Brandon Griffin and Matt Miles. The Mary Washington duo took a 6-5 lead, but Gunther and Spangler came back to claim the match, their ninth win at the top doubles spot this year.
At No. 1 singles, Spangler earned a straight-set win against Griffin, claiming the 6-3, 6-3 victory. The win was the fourth match this year for Spangler against a regionally-ranked opponent. Griffin entered the day ranked No. 8 in the Atlantic South Region and No. 32 nationally. Against regionally-ranked competition this year, Spangler is 3-1.
This is the second CAC Player of the Week award this year for Spangler, who also claimed the honor on March 2.
Spangler and the Sea Gulls return to action this Saturday, April 2 traveling to York College of Pennsylvania.