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    Norenius Named ACC Men's Tennis Player of the Week
     
    Sophomore Simon Norenius
    Sophomore Simon Norenius
     

    April 22, 2014

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Sophomore Simon Norenius of the NC State men’s tennis team was named the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Men’s Tennis Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Tuesday.

    Norenius is the third player on the squad to garner the award this season, as Austin Powell (Jan. 14) and Robbie Mudge (Feb. 11) each earned the accolade earlier this season.

    A native of Katrineholm, Sweden, Norenius earned a victory in singles and doubles in the squad’s 4-3 victory against No. 25 Wake Forest this past weekend. In doubles, Norenius and Powell completed the sweep for State with an 8-7 (3) victory against Anthony Delcore and Adam Lee. In singles, Norenius helped turn the momentum after Wake Forest took a 2-1 lead with a three-set victory for the Pack against No. 71 Adam Lee, 3-6, 7-5, 6-1.

    Norenius finished the regular season with 20 victories on the season in singles to finish third on the squad, including a team-best seven wins in ACC play.

    The Pack received the No. 6 seed in the ACC Men’s Tennis Championships which begin Thursday, April 24 at Cary Tennis Park in Cary, N.C. State will face No. 11 seed Georgia Tech in the first round of action Thursday at 3 p.m.


     

     

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