Mentgen is GPAC Men's Tennis Player of the Week

Mar 21, 2017 • Athletics

Nick Mentgen, a freshman from Mertert, Luxembourg, is the Hauff Mid-America Sports/Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Men’s Tennis Player of the Week for March 13-19.

Mentgen went undefeated at No. 2 singles and No. 2 doubles to help lead the Mustangs to a pair of victories in last Saturday’s triangular in Waverly, Iowa.

He defeated Fumiya Kitahara 6-1, 6-1 and combined with Jesus Sanz, a freshman from Burgos, Spain, for an 8-2 doubles triumph in the Mustangs’ 5-4 victory against Wartburg College. Mentgen rallied from a first set loss for a 5-7, 6-2, 10-5 victory against Dylan Wong and combined with Sanz for an 8-3 doubles win in the Mustangs’ 6-3 triumph against Monmouth College.

The Mustangs won their fourth dual in a row to improve their season’s record to 6-5 heading into a March 31 dual at Grand View University.