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Ferreira Named America East Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Week
UMBCís Fernando Ferreira (Rio de Janiero, Brazil/Anglo Americano) has been named the America East Menís Tennis Performer of the Week. Ferreira compiled a perfect 3-0 record at No. 6 singles this week and has won all eight spring singles matches. He was the lone Retriever to record a win over 53rd-ranked Drake, as he defeated Halvar Dil, 10-6 in a third-set tie-breaker. Ferreira won two of three matches at No. 3 doubles with partner Chris Meyer, with the lone setback to a nationally-ranked Drake tandem. He and Meyer are 9-2 in doubles this spring. Ferreira has a combined 25-9 record for the 2006-07 campaign.