BIG EAST champions earn all-league awards
Alvaro Verdu claims all-conference honors
Oct. 7-9 in South Bend, Ind.
The Golden Eagles boast seven returners and four newcomers.
Team award winners also announced
BIG EAST Player of the Year
All-BIG EAST First Team
Junior (2017-18): Named BIG EAST Player of the Year and was also tabbed First Team All-BIG EAST … All of his dual action came at the No. 1 position … Clinched title-winning point at the BIG EAST tourney vs. DePaul … Posted 13-8 record at No. 1 doubles, with all but one of those matches coming with Brett Meyers … Earned third letter.
Sophomore (2016-17): All-BIG EAST Conference selection … Posted nine victories at No. 1 singles … Earned 12 overall singles decisions … Teamed up with Nick Dykema to post 8-4 doubles record, all at No. 1 spot … Earned second letter.
Freshman (2015-16): All-BIG EAST First Team selection … Led the team with 17 overall singles victories, including a squad-best 14 in dual action … Was an impressive 14-3 at No. 2 singles … Concluded the season with nine-match winning streak … Saw doubles action at the No. 1 and 2 spots … Was undefeated against BIG EAST competition during the regular season and conference tournament … Accounted for nine doubles wins during the dual campaign.
Personal: Born March 4, 1997 in Elda, Spain ... Son of Juan Verdu and Rosa Ruiz ... Has one sibling, Nerea ... Majoring in finance.
Verdu's Career Results
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