Beigart Garners C-USA Player of the Week Honors

April 7, 2009

ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) - Tuesday afternoon, UCF junior Johan Beigart (Vaxjo, Sweden) was named Conference USA Men's Tennis Player of the Week after he recorded a perfect 3-0 singles record at the C-USA Shootout in Greenville, N.C.

This is the second career player of the week award for Beigart, and first for the Knights this season.

Friday, the junior knocked off Southern Miss' Diego Machuca, 6-2, 3-6, 7-5. The win clinched a 4-3 victory for the Knights. Beigart followed up his match-clinching win when he took out UAB's Daniel Moser, 6-4, 6-3, Saturday.

To close out the weekend, Beigart quickly disposed of ECU's Denis Ermilov, 6-3, 6-3. The three victories by the Swede gave him 11 in dual-match play, and helped the Knights finish the shootout with a 2-1 record.

Beigart also collected a 3-0 record at the No. 1 doubles position with sophomore Blaze Schwartz (Pensacola, Fla.).

The Knights return to action Friday as they host Marquette at the UCF Tennis Complex. First serve is set for 2 p.m.

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