Player of the Week
Kentucky had battled from down 3-1 to 3-3 against No. 7 Illinois and the match came down to the fifth court. Austin Hussey battled through two tiebreakers for a dramatic three set win over No. 83 Zeke Clark to finish the Kentucky comeback. Hussey won 7-6 (7-3), 6-7 (9-11), 6-4 to give him his first ranked victory of the season.
Freshman of the Week
Vanderbilt's George Harwell remains undefeated on the season and is VU's lone undefeated player. Harwell owns a 9-0 singles record, playing at No. 6 singles. All of Harwell's wins have come in straight-set victories, including his 6-2, 6-2 win over Northwestern's AJ Joshi and a 7-5, 7-5 win over Indiana's Brand Lam. He also elped clinch the doubles point over Northwestern alongside Danny Valent. The Nashville native earned the first singles victories against Northwestern and Indiana.