MACON, Ga. – Lipscomb's Rob Mitchell grabbed wins at No. 1 singles and No. 2 doubles this week to earn the Atlantic Sun Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Week award, announced by the league office on Wednesday.
Mitchell, a freshman from Southampton, England, is a finance/accounting major. This is his first A-Sun Player of the Week award.
Mitchell started the week strong for the Bisons, teaming with John Tougher to defeat Samford's Henry Moore and Austin Akers at No. 2 doubles 6-2. In the singles portion of the match, Mitchell competed at No. 1 singles against Samford's Fares Kilani. Mitchell dropped the first set, 6-7, but rebounded to claim the next two, 6-1, 6-4.
Lipscomb and Mitchell are back on the courts Saturday, February 28th when they travel to SIU Carbondale.