Micah Brinker named AMCC men's tennis player of the week

Micah Brinker Credit: Penn StateCreative Commons

NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. — Penn State Altoona junior Micah Brinker (Lock Haven, PA/PA Cyber) was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference’s Player of the Week in men’s tennis.

Brinker had a strong week for the Lions, going 2-0 in No. 4 singles matches and 1-1 in No. 2 doubles matches.

In Wednesday’s match against non-conference opponent Juniata College, Brinker posted a 6-2, 6-2 win in No. 4 singles while taking an 8-1 loss in No. 2 doubles. Against AMCC opponent Pitt-Bradford on Sunday, the junior earned a 6-0, 6-0 victory in No. 4 singles and an 8-0 win in No. 4 doubles.

This is Brinker’s first AMCC Player of the Week award of his collegiate career. This season, the junior holds a perfect 3-0 record in No. 4 singles matches, as well as a 2-2 mark in No. 2 doubles matches.

Penn State Altoona men’s tennis is 1-3 overall, including being 1-0 in the AMCC. The team played its final match of the fall semester on Oct. 3, and it will resume its schedule on March 13 against conference foe Medaille College. 

Last Updated October 04, 2021