Creighton, Seton Hall Earn BIG EAST Weekly Tennis Awards

March 18, 2014

NEW YORK – Creighton’s Billy Paluch and Seton Hall’s Chloe Sher were honored with BIG EAST Weekly Tennis Awards on Tuesday by the conference.

BIG EAST Men’s Tennis Player of the Week
Creighton went 4-1 in Spring Break matches in Orlando, Fla., last week, with Paluch combined for a 5-1 mark across singles and doubles competition. Playing at the top singles flight, Paluch went 3-0, all in straight sets, in match victories over St. Cloud State, Quinnipiac and Wesleyan. In one unfinished match, he was up a set and trailed 2-3 in the second. Paluch and teammate Jake Norman went 2-1 in doubles matches as well with wins against St. Cloud and Quinnipiac and a loss to Wesleyan.

BIG EAST Women’s Tennis Player of the Week
CHLOE SHER, SETON HALL Sr., Tin Shui Wai, Hong Kong
Sher was 6-0 across singles and doubles competition for the Pirates, who logged a 2-1 record as a team to improve to 8-5. Playing exclusively at No. 1, Sher logged wins against East Carolina, Bryant and Valparaiso, not surrendering a set in any of them. Sher and partner Rocio Portela went 3-0 at doubles, winning two matches by an 8-2 score and a third by an 8-1 tally.