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Johnson nets NAC Student-Athlete of the Week award

Johnson nets NAC Student-Athlete of the Week award

WAUKESHA, Wis. - Concordia University Wisconsin junior Russell Johnson has been named the Northern Athletics Conference Men's Tennis Student-Athlete of the Week for events of March 4-10, as selected by the league's sports information directors.

Johnson (Monticello, Minn.) won both his singles and doubles match Friday, helping lead CUW (1-4) to its first win of the season over the University of Dubuque, 7-2. Johnson won 6-3, 6-1 at No. 1 singles, and partnered with Antoine Leon at No. 2 doubles, earning an 8-4 victory.

Johnson has now won three straight weeks in singles play for CUW, the last two coming when he was penciled in at the top singles spot.

Johnson and the Falcons will return to the court Friday evening when they host Adrian College. The match between CUW and the Bulldogs is set for 7 p.m. at the Paley Tennis Center.