Andrade Named ECC Rookie of the Week

Andrade Named ECC Rookie of the Week

WEST BABYLON, N.Y. (Feb. 20, 2018) - QC freshman Hugo Evangelista de Andrade of the Knights men's tennis team was named Rookie of the Week by the East Coast Conference on Monday (Feb. 19).

Andrade was called into fourth-singles for the Knights as a late addition on Friday (Feb. 16) and did not disappoint as the freshman from Brazil dismantled Ilya Kneppelhout from Wagner in straight sets by a 6-1, 6-2 score. For an encore, Andrade defeated Tom Buckley of Stonehill (6-1, 6-4) in fourth-singles on Saturday as the Knights went 2-0 on the week and 4-0 to start the season.

The Knights improved to 5-0 on the season with a 7-2 win over Fairleigh Dickinson on Monday (Feb. 19) and will look to continue the strong start to the year by facing Franklin Pierce on Friday (Feb. 23) at noon at the QC Tennis Center.