CAA Recognizes Blank, Cooprider Again
Courtesy: UNCW Athletic Communications
WILMINGTON, North Carolina - Juniors Kosta Blank and Chris Cooprider of the 39th-ranked UNCW men's tennis team have been named the Colonial Athletic Association's Doubles Team-of-the-Week for the second time this season.
The tandem went 3-0 last week as the Seahawks battled North Florida, Florida State and Texas-San Antonio. Blank (Kfar Sava, Israel) and Cooprider (Denver, Colo.) were previously honored during the week of Feb. 22.
Blank and Cooprider, ranked 70th nationally by the ITA, defeated UNF's Daniel Sotomarino and Norbert Nemcsek, 8-6, beat Jordan Kelly and Blake Davis of 30th-ranked Florida State, 8-4, and posted an 8-4 triumph over UTSA's Pedro Zanatelli and Yanick Younger.
Blank and Cooprider improved to 10-3 overall this season.