April 10, 2012
    Somen named ACC Player of the Week
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    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia Tech senior Luka Somen has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week after three singles wins over higher nationally-ranked opponents, including the nation’s No. 11 player, on the No. 1 court.

    The 119th-ranked Somen started the week with a win against VCU’s 74th-ranked Alexis Heugas, 7-5, 5-7, 7-6(5). Over the weekend, Somen had wins against two ACC opponents, defeating 11th-ranked Kevin King of Georgia Tech in straight sets with scores of 6-2, 6-2. The Karlovac, Croatia, native also had a win against Clemson’s 66th-ranked Yannick Maden, 6-2, 6-3 to help the Hokies to a 4-3 win against the Tigers.

    Somen and the Hokies will wrap up the regular season this weekend, hosting Miami and Florida State.

    For updates on Virginia Tech men's tennis, follow the Hokies on Twitter (@VT_MTennis).

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