Freshman Alan Valdez was selected as the USA South Tennis Rookie of the Week for the week ending April 1. It is the second time Valdez has received the weekly honor.
Valdez went 2-0 at #3 singles and was a 1-1 at #1 doubles for the Panthers against USA South members. The singles victories came against Brevard and West Division leader Covenant while the doubles win was over Brevard with help from Mitchell Corley. Valdez is 11-3 in dual matches this season, including a 7-1 conference record.