UH's Lajola named WAC tennis player of the week
University of Hawai’i junior Dennis Lajola has been named the Western Athletic Conference men's tennis Player of the Week, the conference announced today.
Lajola, a two-time all-WAC first-team selection, earned his fourth weekly honor of his career.
Lajola, of ‘Aiea, was 3-0 at No. 1 singles, defeating Lucas Tirelli of Saint Mary’s Alex Konigsfeldt of UC Santa Barbara and Nevada’s Wessim Derbel. At No. 1 doubles, Lajola teamed with Jeremy Tweedt to beat Gavin Leon and Steven Dawson-Roberts of Saint Mary’s and Alex Daruty and Stefan Dmitrovic of Nevada.
UH is off to a 3-0 start of the spring season.
Lajola will play in the USTA Honolulu Pro Challenger beginning on Sunday.