Barroso-Campos earns SSC Tennis Athlete of the Week

Barroso-Campos earns SSC Tennis Athlete of the Week

SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Sunshine State Conference announced that freshman Alberto Barroso-Campos was named the Male Tennis Athlete of the Week for events played 2/8-14, after an impressive performance in the Saint Leo tennis team's doubleheader on Sunday.

The Saint Leo men's tennis team went 2-0 on Sunday, taking down Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, 6-3, and ASA College Miami, 6-3. ABAC is nationally ranked No. 12 at the junior college level, while ASA Miami holds the down the No. 1 spot in all of junior college.

Individually, Barroso-Campos went 4-0, winning both his singles and doubles matches.

Alberto Barroso-Campos paired with Alex Theiler as they dominantly won over ABAC's Elvyn Nguyen and Eymeric Chevalier, 8-1. In their second doubles match against ASA, the duo earned the lone doubles point, taking down Callum Poland-Smith and Federico Gomez in exciting fashion, 9-8 (3), in tie-break.

In singles play, Barroso-Campos dominated ABAC's Nguyen in singles play, downing him 6-0, 6-2, and then in the ASA match, Barroso-Campos faced Poland-Smith. This was a match-up between the NCAA DII No. 3 Singles player in Barroso-Campos and the Junior College No. 2 singles player in Poland-Smith. The two battled, with Barroso-Campos to seal the win for the Lions, 7-6 (11), 6-4.

This is Barroso-Campos' first SSC Athlete of the Week honor.

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