UMSL Tritons freshman Nils Mueggenburg is the GLVC Men's Tennis Player of the Week after going undefeated in singles and doubles play last week. (Photo by Danny Reise)

After helping the University of Missouri–St. Louis Tritons to a pair of victories last week, freshman Nils Mueggenburg was named Great Lakes Valley Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week.

Mueggenburg went 2-0 at No. 1 singles, posting a 4-6, 6-1, 10-6 victory over Maryville University’s (Town and Country, Mo.) Alexis de Villeneuve and a 7-6, 6-4 win over Truman State University’s (Kirksville, Mo.) Eric McCollough. With the two wins, he ran his win streak to five matches while improving to 10-3 on the season.

In doubles play, Mueggenburg teamed with freshman Marius Schumacher to post two wins at the No. 1 spot, defeating Maryville University’s de Villeneuve and Jesse Fortune, 8-5, and Truman State University’s McCullough and Mark Sturley, 8-0. Mueggenburg is 11-5 overall in doubles.

Mary Ann Mitchell

Mary Ann Mitchell