Limestone's Neri Named Conference Carolinas Men's Tennis Player of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Limestone College's Pierluigi Neri was named Conference Carolinas Men's Tennis Player of the Week for matches played Apr. 2-8, the Conference announced today. This marks both Neri and Limestone's second POTW honor of the season

A sophomore from Bologna, Italy, Neri played almost exclusively in doubles last week, going 3-1 at the No. 3 flight. His lone singles match would be at the No. 6 flight, which was a 6-4, 6-0 win against Division I opponent USC Upstate. Neri's play helped keep Limestone undefeated atop the Conference Carolinas men's tennis standings.

USC Upstate:
No. 6 Singles - 6-4, 6-0
No. 3 Doubles - 2-6

Lees-McRae College:
No. 3 Doubles - 8-1

Erskine College:
No. 3 Doubles - 8-5

Emmanuel College:
No. 3 Doubles - 8-3


Also nominated for Men's Tennis Player of the Week: George Barfoot (Belmont Abbey), Armando Ferreira (Mount Olive) & Adi Kaliakperov (Chowan)

2018 Men's Tennis Players of the Week

Week One (Feb. 7) - Sam Bakker (Southern Wesleyan)
Week Two (Feb. 14) - James Delaney (Belmont Abbey)
Week Three (Feb. 21) - Pierluigi Neri (Limestone)
Week Four (Feb. 28) - Adi Kaliakperov (Chowan)
Week Five (Mar. 7) - Armando Ferreira (Mount Olive)
Week Six (Mar. 14) - Ghassan Alansi (Chowan)
Week Seven (Mar. 21) - George Barfoot (Belmont Abbey)
Week Eight (Mar. 28) - Yannis Moulod (North Greenville)
Week Nine (Apr. 4) - Zachary Blythe (Belmont Abbey)
Week 10 (Apr. 11) - Pierluigi Neri (Limestone)