Adewumi, Aldunate Earn America East Tennis Awards
Cambridge, Mass.- UMBC swept the weekly America East Conference tennis awards with senior Joe Adewumi (Phoenix, Ariz./North Canyon) getting the Male Player of the Week nod and freshman Isabel Aldunate (Bowie, Md./Home School) picking up Female Player of the Week honors. The two combined to go 10-0 over the weekend.
Adewumi went 4-0 for the weekend, including two wins against conference foe Stony Brook. The senior grabbed two wins at No. 2 singles and at No.3 doubles against the Seawolves and Morgan State. Adewumi is on a four-match win streak and is just four wins shy of reaching the century mark for his career.
Aldunate won all six of her matches with four of them coming against conference foes Albany and Stony Brook. She helped the Retrievers notch wins over Great Danes and Seawolves clinching the final point against Stony Brook with a 6-2, 6-2 victory at No. 4 singles. Aldunate's season record stands at 14-6 in singles action and 10-7 in doubles play. She has won 10 of her last 13 matches.
Both teams travel to New York to take on conference foe Binghamton on Saturday.