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Hector Martinez, Men's Tennis

Hector Martinez, Men's Tennis

The Male Athlete of the Week presented by Valley View Dental for the week ending March 25 is men’s tennis senior Hector Martinez.

The Monterrey, Mexico native scored a win at No. 2 singles and No. 2 doubles for the St. Bonaventure men’s tennis team against Wright State on Sunday.

Martinez defeated Fernando Nardelli in a three set thriller. Martinez took the first set 7-5 and Nardelli captured the second, 6-4. In the third set tiebreak it took a combined 48 points to decide the match, with Martinez capturing the win, 25-23.

In doubles action, Martinez paired up with Ante Zovko to get the win. The pair took down Marcel Ueltzhoeffer and Javier Alvarez de la Villa, 6-4.

The Bonnies are back in action Friday, April 6 when they return home to host Little Three rival Niagara at the SBU Tennis Center in their final home match of the season.