Tulsa's McGregor Earns WAC Player of the Week Honors
Feb. 27, 2001
Tulsa, Oklahoma - Tulsa's Dane McGregor has been named the Western Athletic Conference men's tennis Player of the Week for matches played during Feb. 19-25.
McGregor, a junior from Port Elizabeth, South Africa, led the 37th-ranked Hurricane to a 1-1 record last week, while remaining perfect (9-0) in spring dual matches. Holding the 64th spot nationally, McGregor guided Tulsa past No. 36 North Carolina in Chapel Hill. At the No. 2 singles spot, McGregor rallied to win the second and third sets before teaming with classmate Shri Sudhakara to defeat the Tar Heels, top duo.
In a 4-3 loss to 14th-ranked Virginia Commonwealth, McGregor upset the nation's 56th-ranked singles player, Frank Moser, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, for his ninth straight victory. In doubles action, McGregor and Sudhakara suffered their first loss of the spring to Moser and Florian Marquardt, who are ranked fifth. Prior to the loss, Tulsa's tandem put together six straight doubles wins at the top spot. The pair is 8-4 overall and 6-1 in dual matches.
In this week's WingspanBank.com Collegiate Tennis Rankings, McGregor is the 64th-ranked tennis player in the country. The ranking marks the first of his collegiate career. For the season, he is 13-4 overall and a perfect 3-0 against ranked opponents.
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