Illinois Tech's Zhong Takes Initial NACC Men's Tennis Weekly Honor

Illinois Tech's Franklin Zhong has been named NACC Men's Tennis Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of January 28-February 3, 2019.
Illinois Tech's Franklin Zhong has been named NACC Men's Tennis Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of January 28-February 3, 2019.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (naccsports.org) --- Illinois Institute of Technology senior Franklin Zhong (Lee's Summit, Mo.) has been named Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) Men's Tennis Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of January 28-February 3, 2019, as selected by the league's sports information directors.

Zhong was an anchor for the Scarlet Hawks, who split in nonconference play against Grinnell (L, 8-1) and Central (W, 9-0). He was part of IIT's lone win in the Grinnell dual, teaming with Pol de Santiago for an 8-7 win at No. 1 doubles. Against Central, he and de Santiago posted an 8-1 win at No. 1 doubles, while Zhong added a 6-3, 6-2 win at No. 2 singles.

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NACC Men's Tennis Student-Athletes of the Week

Feb. 5  Franklin Zhong, Illinois Tech
Feb. 12  
Feb. 19  
Feb. 26  
March 5  
March 12  
March 19  
March 26  
April 2  
April 9  
April 16  
April 23  
April 30  
May 7  

Last Week's Results

Date Away Home Notes Status Links
Sat., Jan. 26 Illinois Tech 0 Illinois St. 7 Final
  Illinois Tech 0 Illinois St. 7 Final
Sat., Feb. 02 Concordia Wisconsin 1 Carthage 8 Final
  Illinois Tech 1 Grinnell 8 Final
  Illinois Tech 9 Central (Iowa) 0 @ Grinnell, Iowa Final
  Concordia Wisconsin 9 Ripon 0 @ Racine, Wis. Final
  Aurora 0 Illinois Wesleyan 9 Final
  MSOE 2 Wartburg 7 @ Naperville, Ill. Final
  MSOE 0 North Central (Ill.) 5 Final
Sun., Feb. 03 Carroll (Wis.) 3 Concordia Wisconsin 6 Final
  Lawrence 6 MSOE 3 Final


This Week's Games

Date Away Home Notes Status Links
Sat., Feb. 09 MSOE 7 St. Norbert 2 Final
  Illinois Tech 6 Millikin 3 @ Lake Geneva, Wis. Final
  Calvin 9 Edgewood 0 @ Rock Island, Ill. Final
  Illinois Tech 1 UW-Whitewater 8 Final
  Edgewood 0 Augustana (Ill.) 9 Final


2018-19 NACC Men's Tennis Standings

    Conference Overall
GP W-L PCT PF PA GP W-L PCT PF PA L10 STRK
1 Illinois Tech* # 9 9-0 1.000 77 4 28 18-10 0.643 145 92 8-1 Lost 1
2 Concordia Wisconsin 9 8-1 0.889 73 8 24 16-8 0.667 133 74 7-2 Lost 1
3 MSOE 9 7-2 0.778 63 18 21 11-10 0.524 105 71 7-3 Lost 1
4 Edgewood 9 6-3 0.667 39 40 22 8-14 0.364 56 133 5-4 Lost 1
5 Aurora 9 5-4 0.556 41 40 14 5-9 0.357 43 82 4-5 Lost 2
6 Dominican 9 4-5 0.444 42 39 15 6-9 0.400 57 73 4-6 Lost 1
Marian 9 3-6 0.333 24 55 12 3-9 0.250 24 82 3-7 Lost 3
Lakeland 9 2-7 0.222 22 59 14 2-12 0.143 30 96 2-8 Lost 2
Wisconsin Lutheran 9 1-8 0.111 13 64 13 1-12 0.077 17 94 1-9 Lost 4
Concordia Chicago 9 0-9 0.000 5 72 5 0-5 0.000 5 36 0-5 Lost 5

*-NACC Champion
#-Tournament Champion & Automatic Qualifier to NCAA Championship
x-Clinched Tournament Berth (or number indicates seed)
Note: CUC defaulted matches to AUR, CUW, EDGE and IIT due to lack of players. Those matches are considered 'no-contests' but are classified as 9-0 default losses in the final NACC standings.

Glossary
DP: Duals Played
W-L: Win-Loss Record
PCT: Winning Percentage
PF: Dual Points For
PA: Dual Points Against
L10: Last 10 matches
STRK: Current Streak

Standings are updated with the completion of each match.