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INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana - Cleveland State sophomore Jorg van der Vloet (Waalre, Netherlands) and Youngstown State sophomore Paula de Man (Eemens, Netherlands) have been named the Horizon League tennis Players of the Week.

It is the second award of the season for van der Vloet and the second in a row, and third overall, for de Man.

van der Vloet went 2-0 at No. 1 singles on the week, first winning 6-2, 6-4 at Butler. Returning to conference play, van der Vloet won 6-2, 6-4 against Wright State to led the Vikings to the No. 2 seed in this weekend's Horizon League tournament.

de Man won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 singles against Wright State in Youngstown State's only match this week. She also teamed with Lauren Hankle for an 8-2 win at No. 2 doubles.

The sophomore improved to 7-0 in Horizon League singles play, winning her 14th consecutive match. As a team, 14 wins on the season is the most for the Penguins since 2004-05.

van der Vloet and de Man will be travel to Indianapolis this weekend as Cleveland State and Youngstown State compete in the conference championships at North Central High School.

Men's Tennis Athletes of the Week:

January 15: Michal Lyzwa, Wright State

January 22: Maurizio Feoli, UIC

January 29: Michael Tenzer, Green Bay

February 5: Alex Latosinsky, Detroit

February 12: Ali Shabib, Cleveland State

February 19: Silviu Mistreanu, Youngstown State

February 26: Jorg van der Vloet, Cleveland State

March 5: Silviu Mistreanu, Youngstown State

March 11: Lauri Makikalli, Wright State

March 19: Hayden Joblin, Wright State

March 26: Hayden Joblin, Wright State

April 2: Ali Shabib, Cleveland State

Craig Cox, Green Bay

April 9: Eric Honert, Valparaiso

April 16: Silviu Mistreanu, Youngstown State

April 22: Jorg van der Vloet, Cleveland State

Women's Tennis Athletes of the Week:

January 29: Maddy Soule, Milwaukee

February 5: Valeryia Kulikouskaya, Detroit

February 12: Christina Colarossi, Milwaukee

February 19: Annina Brendel, Youngstown State

February 26: Ellen Folkers, Cleveland State

March 5: Kristin Kurer, Milwaukee

March 11: Paula de Man, Youngstown State

March 19: Chloe Karoub, Detroit

March 26: Margarita Sadkovinkova, Youngstown State

April 2: Mariana Palacios, UIC

April 9: Irina Slizovskaya, Detroit

April 16: Paula de Man, Youngstown State

April 23: Paula de Man, Youngstown State

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