Men's Tennis: Ackerman wins fourth straight, fifth overall GNAC Rookie of the Week honor

Dylan Ackerman - Men's Tennis GNAC Rookie of the Week


WINTHROP, Mass. - Freshman Dylan Ackerman (Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands) of the Norwich University men's tennis team was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Rookie of the Week for the fifth time this season and fourth straight week on Monday.

Ackerman went 3-1 on the week, helping the Cadets beat Johnson State on Wednesday. Ackerman teamed with Ian Hyte (Marblehead, Mass.) to take an 8-3 win at No. 1 doubles vs. Johnson State. He then won 6-1, 6-0 at No. 2 singles. Ackerman also teamed with Hyte to take No. 1 doubles by a score of 8-5 on Saturday in an eventual 5-4 loss to Suffolk.

Ackerman and Hyte are 5-3 on the year at No. 1 doubles and he is 6-2 on the season in singles play.

Ackerman was also named the GNAC Rookie of the Week on March 13 and 27, as well as April 3 and April 10.

Norwich will host Green Mountain on Wednesday in its final non-conference match of the season at 3 p.m. The Cadets will then close out the regular season by hosting Johnson & Wales on Saturday at 1 p.m.