Senior Gaulthier Berret Earns Final 2013 America East Men's Tennis Player of the Week Honor
Senior Gaulthier Berret (Lagny Sur Marne, France/Institute Deschamp (Belgium)) was named America East Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Week, for matches ending April 21, 2013.
Berret capped his regular season by capturing matches in both singles and doubles play to lead UMBC to a 5-2 victory at Temple on April 20. He combined with freshman Justin Carter to defeat the Owls' No. 1 duo of Hicham Beckssir/Hernan Vasconez, 8-1, and then edged Beckssir, 6-4, 6-4, at No. 4 singles to give the Retrievers a 3-0 lead.
Berret, a three-time America East All-Conference selection, finished the regular season at 11-9 in singles and 11-8 doubles competition. He is now 55-34 (.618) in his career in singles play.
The four-year letterwinner also won the first conference award of the 2013 season and freshman Justin Carter (Randallstown, Md./National Connections Academy) won three citations during the spring.
UMBC hosts the America East Men's and Women's Championships, beginning on Thursday, April 26.