Courtesy: Joe Browning Rafael Aita and Sam Williams are one of the top doubles teams in the nation
WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Senior Rafael Aita and junior Sam Williams of No. 51 UNCW have been recognized by the Colonial Athletic Association as the league’s Men’s Tennis Doubles Team-of-the-Week
Aita and Williams, ranked 49th nationally by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, dominated a pair of opponents at No. 1 doubles last week. The duo topped the College of Charleston’s Charlie Ghriskey and Brice Allanic, 8-3, in the Seahawks’ 7-0 win over the Cougars, and was ahead of Mercer’s Olivier Snaider and Austin Emmet, 7-2, when the match was halted as UNCW won, 6-1.
The UNCW men’s team, 3-3, has adjusted its schedule heading into this week. UNCW will face No. 63 ETSU on Saturday (Feb. 22) at 1 p.m. and then meet No. 46 Elon on Monday (Feb. 24) at 1 p.m.