MONROE, La. – Mason Seaborn from the ULM men’s golf program and Medy Blankvoort from the tennis team led their squads to big weeks and earned Warhawk Male and Female of the Week honors, respectively, announced Wednesday.
Seaborn led ULM with a top-five individual finish at the very tough Jim West Intercollegiate. He finished 10-under, including a 68 in the first round and a 67 in the second. He concluded with a 71 in round three to shoot under par in all three rounds, even under difficult playing conditions.
The Montrose, Ala., product led the Warhawks to a third-place finish ahead of fellow Sun Belt Conference schools UT-Arlington, UALR and Texas State. ULM only finished behind No. 10 Virginia and Iowa State.
Seaborn and the Warhawks now turn their attention to the SBC Championships held in Saucier, Miss., on April 21-23.
Blankvoort posted a perfect 4-0 record with a pair of wins in singles and doubles against UL-Lafayette and Southern Miss over the weekend. Her performance led the team to overall wins in both matches.
The Huizen, Netherlands product started it off with an 8-5 win at No. 1 doubles with Petra Horakova against UL-L. Blankvoort followed it up with a convincing 6-0, 6-3 win at No. 1 singles over UL-L’s Nelo Phiri. Blankvoort’s efforts helped lead the Warhawks to the overall 4-3 comeback win.
As the lone senior, Blankvoort again went unbeaten on Senior Day against the Golden Eagles. She clinched both the doubles point and the overall match with her wins. She and Horakova pulled off an 8-7 victory at No. 1 doubles before Blankvoort ended it with a 6-2, 6-4 win at No. 1 singles over Carolin Drescher.
Blankvoort and the Warhawks will wrap up the regular season this weekend when they travel to UAB on Friday and Troy on Sunday. The SBC Championships are slated to begin on Thursday, April 17.
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Spring 2014 Warhawk of the Week Archive
Feb. 25: Male: Isaac Grieder (Track & Field); Female: Vanessa Garcia (Softball)
March 4: Male: Chet Simoneaux (Baseball); Female: Ashleigh Simmons (Basketball)
March 11: Male: Tylor Ongwae (Basketball); Female: Alison Knowles (Golf)
March 18: Male: Mason Seaborn (Golf); Female: Ke’Andrea Wilson (Track & Field)
Fall 2013 Warhawk of the Week Archive