Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Marquette AIM student, Daniel Fernandez, captures Milwaukee Tennis Classic championship!

Daniel Fernandez, a student in Marquette's AIM Class of 2016, took home the big prize at the 40th Annual Milwaukee Tennis Classic on Sunday at The Town Club in Fox Point. 

He’s the first Marquette student athlete to win the championship. The Marquette University senior beat the University of Wisconsin's Alexander Kokorev, 6-2, 6-4, to claim the men's singles championship.

Key Information: 

AIM Class: Senior, Class of 2016    
Hometown: Aguascaliente, Mexico    
High School: Tec de Monterre

During the 2014 season Daniel was an All-BIG EAST selection ... Named team's Most Valuable Player along with Kristiyan Trukov ... Compiled an overall singles mark of 19-11 ... Went 15-8 during the spring in singles play, including an 11-4 record from the No. 1 position ... Secured 13 doubles victories (10 in the spring), including eight with partner Vukasin Teofanovic ... Finished runner-up in singles at the Milwaukee Tennis Classic (Sept. 12-14) ... Played in the main draw consolation match at the ITA Midwest Regional (Oct. 16-18) ... Compiled a 4-3 singles record along with a 3-2 doubles record in the fall.

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