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    SEC Men's Tennis Weekly Honors

    Player
    Thiago Pinheiro • South Carolina
    Sophomore • Sao Paolo, Brazil


    • Was critical to team’s biggest wins since 2005, going undefeated in his three matches.
    • Played phenomenal tennis against #13 Vanderbilt, teaming with Andrew Adams for dominant 8-0 win in doubles – match lasted under 30 minutes.
    • Went on to clinch program’s first win over a top-15 team since 2009 with efficient victory at No. 3 singles.
    • With doubles point on the line, turned in great net work to jump out to a 6-1 lead in tiebreak that the duo eventually won 7-4.
    • Got up a break in No. 3 singles match just as Gamecocks fell behind No. 8 Kentucky 3-1, then broke again to clinch his victory and send the match’s momentum back to South Carolina.
    • Team win over Kentucky was the program’s highest-ranked win since 2005 and tied the school record as the seventh SEC win of the season.
    • Thanks to strong finish, Gamecocks finished season tied for third in the league, the best SEC finish in school history.

    Results
    Singles

    4/12       Jeff Offerdahl, Vanderbilt           W 6-3, 6-1
    4/14       Charles Minc, Kentucky                W 6-4, 6-3

    Doubles (with Andrew Adams)
    4/12       Eswaran/Offerdahl, Vanderbilt W 8-0
    4/14       Hirooka/Pennington, Kentucky W 9-8 (4)

    Freshman
    Shane Vinsant • Texas A&M
    Keller, Texas


    • Against Mississippi State, Vinsant helped A&M clinch the doubles point by claiming the first doubles victory for the Aggies, 8-4, at the No. 2 doubles line.
    • Clinched the match for the Maroon and White against the Bulldogs with his 7-5, 6-1 victory over Jordan Angus at the No. 4 line.
    • Against Ole Miss, Vinsant and partner Adams clinched the doubles point with their 8-5 victory over Lindmark and Backstrom at the No. 2 line.
    • Narrowly missed clinching the match against the Rebels, but defeated 95th-ranked William Kallberg, 6-4, 7-6 (3), at the No. 4 line to push A&M’s lead to 3-1.
    • Led the team in singles wins with a record of 17-7 with a 7-3 mark in doubles play.
    • The freshman has won three in a row and seven of his last ten matches.

    Results
    Singles

    4/12       Jordan Angus, Mississippi  State               W 7-5, 6-1
    4/14       #95 William Kallberg, Ole Miss  W 6-4, 7-6 (1)

    Doubles (with Harry Adams)
    4/12       Bogaerts/White, Mississippi State           W 8-4
    4/14       #71 Lindmark/Backstrom, Ole Miss          W 8-5