McGurrin Honored as University of Scranton Athlete of the Week

Tarquin McGurrin was honored as The University of Scranton Athlete of the Week on Monday.
Tarquin McGurrin was honored as The University of Scranton Athlete of the Week on Monday.
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Sophomore Tarquin McGurrin (Clarks Summit, Pa./Scranton, Pa.) of The University of Scranton men's tennis team continued his strong start to the season last week by winning all four matches in which he played, leading the Royals to a pair of victories.  For his efforts, he has been honored as The University of Scranton Athlete of the Week.

In a 6-3 victory at Manhattanville, McGurrin teamed up with senior Alexander Ochalski (Hopewell, N.J./Hopewell Valley Central) for an 8-3 victory at no. 1 doubles before earned a 6-1, 7-5 victory at no. 1 singles against the Valiants.

McGurrin followed that performance up with two more victories on Saturday at the Royals defeated Messiah on the road, 6-3.  McGurrin against partnered with Ochalski for an 8-0 sweep at no. 1 doubles before cruising to a 6-1, 6-2 triumph at no. 1 singles against the Falcons.

For the season, McGurrin is 4-0 in singles match, all at the no. 1 flight, and 4-0 in doubles matches, having played all four of those contests at the top pairing as well.

McGurrin and the Royals are scheduled to return to the court on Tuesday with a non-conference match at Wilkes starting at 4 p.m.

--ROYALS--