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Johnson earns NAC Player of the Week honors

Johnson earns NAC Player of the Week honors

WAUKESHA, Wis. - Concordia University Wisconsin men's tennis player Russell Johnson earned Northern Athletics Conference Player of the Week honors on Monday afternoon, the league office announced.

The sophomore from Monticello, Wis., finished a perfect 8-0 in singles and doubles play this past week for the Falcons (7-10, 4-0 NAC). He was 4-0 at No. 3 singles, with all four victories coming in straight sets.

Johnson also finished 4-0 at No. 2 doubles, winning by scores of 8-1, 8-2, 8-3 and 8-0 as his team won all four matches for its seventh-straight victory. The honor is the first of his career.

CUW returns to the court on Saturday for a dual against conference foe Rockford College and Aurora University, beginning at 2 p.m.