CORPUS CHRISTI – Texas A&M - Corpus Christi men's tennis player Aurelien Tave has been named the GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Pepsi. Tave earned the award following his performance on Sunday against No. 14-ranked Texas.
The senior from St. Gilles les Bain, Reunion Island picked up the lone point for the Islanders on Sunday against No. 14 Texas. In No.2 singles, Tave earned a tough, two-set victory over Chris Camillone of the Texas Longhorns. Tave finished with a 7-5, 6-4 win to keep the Islanders from the shutout in their only match of the week.
Tave and the men's tennis team will be in action on today at Southern Miss. with doubles starting at 2 p.m.
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2011-12 GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the week, presented by Pepsi Weekly Winners:
9-7-11: Jessica Korda, Volleyball
9-13-11: Brooke Alverson, Volleyball
9-20-11: Patrick Kimeli, Cross Country
9-27-11: Aurelien Tave, Men's Tennis
10-4-11: Isabella Arcidiacono, Volleyball
10-11-11: Nikki Dunn, Women's Golf
10-18-11: Ryann White, Women's Golf; Micah Nolan, Volleyball
10-25-11: Logen Bourque, Volleyball
11-1-11: Logen Bourque, Volleyball
11-8-11: Patrick Kimeli, Cross Country
11-15-11: Patrick Kimeli, Cross Country
11-23-11: Myeisha Myles, Women's Basketball
11-29-11: Myron Dempsey, Men's Basketball
12-6-11: Alisa Roberts, Women's Basketball
12-20-11: Chris Hawkins-Mast, Men's Basketball
1-2-12: Myeisha Myles, Women's Basketball
1-9-12: Johnathan Jordan, Men's Basketball
1-18-12: Zoe Vega-Vega, Women's Basketball
1-30-12: Terence Jones, Men's Basketball
2-12-12: Verne'qua Taylor, Women's Basketball
2-14-12: Aurelien Tave, Men's Tennis