Northwest’s Zamurri Captures 3rd MIAA Men’s Tennis Athlete of the Week Honor

Northwest Missouri State University sophomore Andrea Zamurri has captured his third MIAA men’s athlete of the week award this season.

Zamurri (Rieti, Italy) scored victories at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles as Northwest recorded a 7-0 sweep of Augustana on Sunday in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Zamurri improved his singles mark to 14-0 in a three-set triumph with Augie’s Cade DamgaardZamurri won the opening set 6-0, but dropped the second, 6-3. Zamurri recovered after losing only his fifth set of the season with a 6-0 triumph in the third.

Zamurri teamed with Franco Oliva to score a 6-2 win over Augie’s No. 1 doubles pair of North Knewtson and Damgaard. It is the fourth straight doubles win for the Zamurri-Franco pairing. Zamurri improved his doubles mark to 9-4 on the season.

The Northwest men and women’s tennis teams will finish their regular season Saturday, April 24, at 1 p.m. in Topeka, Kansas, against the Washburn Ichabods.

Northwest Men’s/Women’s Tennis MIAA Athlete of the Week Winners
February 22 – Martin Sanchez (Men’s)
March 1 – Vera Alenicheva (Women’s)
March 8 – Andrea Zamurri (Men’s)
March 15 – Fabien Calloud (Men’s)
April 5 – Andrea Zamurri (Men’s)
April 12 – Julia Aliseda (Women’s)
April 19 – Andrea Zamurri (Men’s)