UF Freshmen SEC Player of the Week in Tennis

University of Florida men's tennis freshman Greg Ouellette has been named the SEC Player of the Week the conference announced Tuesday.

Ouellette becomes the first freshman in the history of the UF program to earn the award. He joins Hamid Mirzadeh (April 5, 2004), Jeff Morrison (Feb. 29, 2000 and April 11, 2000) and Justin O'Neal (March 28, 2000) as the fourth Florida player to gain the honor.

The UF newcomer, who is ranked 47th nationally, helped UF to a 7-0 shutout of UCF in the 2005 dual match season opener. Ouellette played on the No. 3 singles court, where he defeated UCF's Sebastian Delgado (6-1, 6-2) in just over an hour. Overall, he has won six of the last seven matches he has played in stretching back to the SEC Coaches' Indoor Tournament in New Orleans, where he finished as the runner-up earlier this month. Including fall results, Ouellette owns a 19-3 career singles record.

On Sunday, Ouellette also teamed with Stefan Tell on the No. 2 doubles court to post an 8-4 win over UCF's Ener Gursoy and Rhett Rosen in 30 minutes.

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