Sophomore Tarquin McGurrin (Clarks Summit, Pa./Scranton, Pa.) of The University of Scranton men's tennis team continued his strong start to the season last week by winning all four matches in which he played, leading the Royals to a pair of victories. For his efforts, he has been honored as The University of Scranton Athlete of the Week.
In a 6-3 victory at Manhattanville, McGurrin teamed up with senior Alexander Ochalski (Hopewell, N.J./Hopewell Valley Central) for an 8-3 victory at no. 1 doubles before earned a 6-1, 7-5 victory at no. 1 singles against the Valiants.
McGurrin followed that performance up with two more victories on Saturday at the Royals defeated Messiah on the road, 6-3. McGurrin against partnered with Ochalski for an 8-0 sweep at no. 1 doubles before cruising to a 6-1, 6-2 triumph at no. 1 singles against the Falcons.
For the season, McGurrin is 4-0 in singles match, all at the no. 1 flight, and 4-0 in doubles matches, having played all four of those contests at the top pairing as well.
McGurrin and the Royals are scheduled to return to the court on Tuesday with a non-conference match at Wilkes starting at 4 p.m.