Arthur Surreaux Named WAC Men's Tennis Player Of The Month

Written By: WAC Media Relations

DENVER, CO - New Mexico State's Arthur Surreaux has been named the Verizon Western Athletic Conference Men's Tennis Player of the Month for September.

Surreaux, a senior from Sainte-Adresse, France, was crowned champion in each of the two tournaments he participated in for the month of September. He took the singles and doubles championships at the Aggie Invite, Sept. 10-12, while also claiming the singles title at the Baylor Intercollegiate Invitational the following weekend, Sept. 24-26. Surreaux faced nationally ranked No. 22 Jeff Dadamo of Texas A&M in the championship match, defeating him 7-6, 1-6, 6-3 to win the singles main draw "A" bracket. Dadamo was the No. 3 seed in the bracket of 64. Surreaux beat out players from the Big XII, Big Ten, ACC and SEC en route to the championship title. He is currently 10-0 in singles matches and is 6-1 in doubles matches over the course of the two tournaments he has appeared in thus far.