Yllera earns Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honor

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Yllera caps unbeaten Atlantic Sun campaign with weekly honor

MACON, Ga. (April 15, 2014) - After putting the finishing touches on an unbeaten conference campaign, ETSU sophomore Sebastian Yllera (Cinco Saltos, Argentina) has been named Atlantic Sun Men's Tennis Co-Player of the Week along with North Florida's Yannick Zuern.

Yllera, who has won a team-best eight consecutive singles matches, picked up a pair of singles and doubles wins over the weekend, helping ETSU clinch a perfect 7-0 record in league play and a share of the Atlantic Sun regular season title.

Friday, April 11, Yllera defeated Kennesaw State's Maksim Yorsh, 6-2, 6-3, at No. 2 singles. One day later, Yllera handily took down Mercer's Anderson Scarpa, 6-0, 6-1, at No. 3 singles.

The Cinco Saltos, Argentina, native went unbeaten in A-Sun play, posting a 6-0 mark in singles play and teaming with Conner Huertas (Lima, Peru) and Fernando Amon (Buenos Aires, Argentina) to go 6-0 in doubles.

Overall, Yllera posted a 21-11 singles record during fall and spring competition.

Yllera and the Bucs will look to continue their winning ways in the upcoming Atlantic Sun Men's Tennis Championship in Jacksonville, Fla.

Click here to view the bracket for the Atlantic Sun Men's Tennis Championship.

ETSU, the tournament's No. 1 seed will receive a bye into the semifinals where it will meet either fourth-seeded Stetson or fifth-seeded USC Upstate Friday, April 18 at 9:00 a.m.

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