Jan. 21, 2014
Charlotte, N.C. - Jabor Al-Mutawa of the Coastal Carolina men's tennis team has been named the Choice Hotels Big South Men's Tennis Player of the Week, the league announced today. The weekly honor is the first for the freshman, who competed in just his second collegiate match last Friday at UNC Greensboro.
The Doha, Qatar, native earned the match-clinching point for the Chanticleers against the UNC Greensboro Spartans, who were ranked ninth in the region. After falling behind in the first set, he drew even in the second set with a 7-6 (7-4) win. Al-Mutawa fell behind 0-4 in the third set before rallying to win the set, 6-4, and the match.
The Chanticleers host South Carolina State in their home-opener on Saturday, Jan. 25. The match is set for 1 p.m. at the Billy Nichols Tennis Center.