CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - For the third time this season, senior James McManus (Cedar Falls, Iowa/Cedar Falls) has been named the Iowa Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Week.
McManus went 2-0 at number three singles and 2-0 at number three doubles at the Iowa Conference Automatic Qualifier. He beat Wartburg's Fumiya Kitahara 6-1, 6-0, before downing Luther's Anders Jensen 6-4, 6-2. He paired with Nate Ackert (Sioux Falls, S.D./Washington) for an 8-0 win over Wartburg and 8-2 win over Luther. His wins helped the Kohawks to a 5-0 win over Wartburg in the semifinals and a 5-2 win over Luther in the championship match, locking up Coe's sixth-straight title.
The Kohawks return to action on Friday, as they face Grinnell in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The match is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. in St. Peter, Minn. A link to live results is available at CoeAthletics.com.