McGaffigan Earns Skyline Men’s Tennis Rookie Of The Week Honors

McGaffigan Earns Skyline Men’s Tennis Rookie Of The Week Honors

KINGS POINT, N.Y. (April 25, 2017) – The Skyline Conference announced on Monday that USMMA freshman Justin McGaffigan (Quincy, Mass.) was selected as the league's Men's Tennis Rookie of the Week. The honor comes after McGaffigan helped lead the Mariners to a 2-1 week last week – all against Skyline opponents.
 
The freshman rattled off a perfect 3-0 record in singles action over the three matches, while also going 2-1 in doubles. He earned straight-set wins at #3 singles against all three Skyline opponents – 6-2, 6-0 vs. St. Joseph's-Brooklyn on Tuesday, 6-0, 6-1 vs. Sarah Lawrence on Friday and 6-3, 6-4 at Yeshiva on Sunday. His win over the top-seeded Maccabees was the Mariners' only victory in the match.
 
In doubles action at #2 with senior Jordan Kendall (Winter Haven, Fla.) as his partner, the duo had 8-1 triumphs vs. SJC and SLC and loss a very close match at Yeshiva 9-8 (7-4 in the tiebreaker).
 
For the complete weekly release from the Skyline Conference, click here.
 
The Mariners are back in action tomorrow – Wednesday, April 26 – when they travel out to Patchogue, N.Y. to face Skyline Conference opponent St. Joseph's of Long Island. First serve in double action is scheduled for 5 p.m. at the SJC Outdoor Sports Complex.
 
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