FAIRFIELD, Conn – Freshman Anthony Savio (Bangalore, India) was named Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week Tuesday afternoon. Savio becomes the first Pioneer to earn a NEC honor this season.
The freshman improved his singles record to 7-3 this season with a pair of wins against Robert Morris and Fairleigh Dickinson last week. On Friday, Savio earned a convincing 6-2 6-2 win at number six singles over RMU's Fernando Leite. On Saturday against FDU, Savio continued his stellar season with a 5-7, 6-4, 10-8 win over Diogo Garnell. Savio is a perfect 3-0 in conference play this season.
The Pioneers have a busy weekend coming up with five matches in three days, starting with a trip to Army Friday night.