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Pehnec Named Summit League Player of the Week

Pehnec Named Summit League Player of the Week

ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts' Jan Pehnec was named Summit League Men's Tennis Player of the Week for his performance Jan. 19-25.

So. // Zagrab, Croatia

  • Earned first career Player of the Week honor
  • Went 2-0 in singles play at No. 2 position, extending his personal win streak to three matches
  • Helped lead Golden Eagles to victory over SIUE with straight-set singles win (3 and 3) over SIUE's Nico Kuehn
  • Picked up first doubles win of season with 6-3 triumph vs. SIUE at No. 1 slot

Also nominated: Marcus Nalley, IUPUI; Matt Dunn, Omaha

Previous recipients: 1/19 - Lovro Curcija, South Dakota State

In its fourth decade of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of over 120,000 at nine institutions, including four located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced eight NCAA Champions along with over 75 Academic All-Americans, 65 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. In 2014-15, The Summit League ranked first for NCAA Graduation Success Rate in women's basketball and second in baseball. For more information about the league and to "See The Summit", visit website, follow The Summit League on Twitter @thesummitleague and watch the weekly "Inside The Summit League" show at


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