MUNCIE, Ind. - Ball State junior Dalton Albertin (Indianapolis, Ind./Lawrence Central) was named the Mid-American Conference Tennis Player of the Week for the first time this season and second for his career. The conference officials announced today.
Albertin went undefeated (2-0) last week for the Cardinals after posting a 7-6 (4), 7-5 victory at No. 2 singles over Butler's Tommy Marx helping Ball State to a 6-1 victory. With the win Albertin helped head coach Bill Richards to his 599th career win just one-shy of reaching the 600 win milestone. Albertin also captured a 6-3, 7-6 (5) victory at No. 1 singles over No. 41 Notre Dame's Casey Watt Saturday afternoon in Notre Dame, Ind.
The Ball State men's tennis team begins conference play Saturday at Northern Illinois. The match is scheduled to start at 11 a.m. (EST).