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Christesen Selected as SSC POW
Courtesy: Rollins Athletics  
Release: 04/15/2013

WINTER PARK, Fla. (April 15, 2013) – Rollins sophomore Malte Christesen has been selected as the Sunshine State Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Week presented by VALIC, it was announced on Monday.

Christesen posted four wins as the No. 6 Tars closed their regular-season schedule with a 1-1 mark, including an SSC win at Florida Tech. In that 8-1 victory, Christesen defeated Patrick Hernandez 7-5, 6-3 in the #2 slot. He combined with Robin Marchione for an 8-5 decision over Barry Dylewski and Riley Lorenz in the #3 doubles flight.

Despite his team's 6-3 loss at NAIA No. 2 Embry-Riddle, Christesen did his part by downing Anthony Grasso 6-4, 6-2 in the third singles position. He and Marchione upended Grasso and Miguel Lopez Gomez 9-7 at #2 doubles.

Christesen and the Tars will open the SSC Tournament on Thursday, April 18 as the No. 4 seed, matching up with No. 5 Florida Southern in the quarterfinal at 11:30 a.m.

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