Trojan netter Andy Lau earns Sun Belt honor

NEW ORLEANS, La  (troytrojans.com)  – Troy men’s tennis sophomore Andy Lau has been named the Sun Belt Student-Athlete of the Week, the conference announced on Wednesday.

Lau led the Trojans to a 5-1 week, including two wins over ranked opponents in No. 65 UNC Wilmington and No. 75 Florida Gulf Coast.  Troy’s lone loss came to No. 16 USF.

The Hong Kong native posted a 3-0 singles record with wins in all three of the matches against ranked teams, including a 6-1, 6-3 win over USF’s Sebastien Butler.  Lau won the clinching match in three sets, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6, in a 4-3 win over UNCW.

On the season, Lau has won seven straight singles matches and now has a 7-6 singles record in dual matches.

Lau and the Trojans return to action on Sunday, March 27, when they host Jacksonville State at the Lunsford Tennis Complex.

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