COLLEGE STATION, TX -- Texas A&M freshman Harrison Adams has earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors after his stellar play at the ITA Kick-Off Weekend in Palo Alto, Calif. The New Braunfels native went 4-0 in singles while playing the No. 2 line, as well as 3-0 in doubles with fellow freshman partner Shane Vinsant.
Adams, who clinched both matches in Palo Alto, accounted for seven team points last week over the course of four matches. Adams took the match against No. 10 Stanford by defeating Nolan Paige 6-2, 7-5 (5) and then sent the Aggies to the ITA National Indoor Championship in Seattle by rallying back to defeat Clarke Spinosa of No. 27 San Diego 0-6, 6-1, 6-0. In the Aggies’ season opener in Frisco, Adams went 2-0 by defeating Alex Sanders of SMU 6-7, 3-2, ret., and Damian Despotovski of Nicholls State 6-1, 5-7, 10-4.
The No. 6-ranked tandem of Adams and Vinsant went 3-0 this past week, earning one win in Palo Alto and two in Frisco. The duo defeated Sanders/Russell of SMU, 7-6 from the No. 2 line and later defeated Russell/Knight of Nicholls State, 8-4 from the No. 1 position. In California, the freshmen pair defeated Ho/Lin of Stanford, 8-5 to help Texas A&M earn the crucial doubles point.
Adams and the rest of the Aggies will be in action again this Saturday as they travel to Fort Worth to take on TCU at 1 p.m. To learn more about Texas A&M men’s tennis, go to AggieAthletics.com and follow @AggieMTEN on Twitter.