The GoBonnies.com Male Athlete of the Week presented by Valley View Dental for the week ending Oct. 8 is men’s tennis sophomore Lukas Linden Malmberg.
Malmberg made his season debut for the Bonnies during the SBU Fall Classic held at St. Bonaventure this past weekend. The native of Sweden went 3-0 in singles and 1-1 in doubles in two days of competition.
In his opening match Malmberg won in straight sets 6-0, 6-0 against Matt Gram of Pitt-Bradford. He defeated Brent Boleslav from Niagara at No.3 singles 6-3, 6-4. Finishing singles Malmberg grabbed a win over Roberts Wesleyan’s Guido Janssen in a three-set thriller, winning by a score of 6-4, 2-6, 10-3.
In doubles he paired up with Indra Patwardhan earning a win over Dustin Eshleman and Timothy Nacca from Roberts Wesleyan, 6-2 at No. doubles.
The Bonnies are back in action on Oct. 18 at the ITA Regionals in Philadelphia, Pa., which will be the Brown and White’s last event of the fall season.