Nik Scholtz Named To SEC All-Tournament Team Posted Three Wins To Lead Rebels To Semifinals
April 23, 2012
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Ole Miss men’s tennis freshman Nik Scholtz was named to the Southeastern Conference All-Tournament Team, which was announced following the championship match on Sunday. Scholtz was one of six selected to the team.
Scholtz finished with three wins on the weekend to help lead the Rebels to the semifinals for the 15th time in school history. Against Arkansas, he teamed with Jonas Lutjen for an 8-6 win at No. 1 to clinch the doubles point. He was leading in the third set of his match at No. 1 singles when the Rebels clinched.
In the Rebels’ quarterfinal win against No. 10 ranked Florida, Scholtz teamed with Lutjen for a convincing 8-3 win at No. 1 doubles to help Ole Miss secure the first point. Scholtz then avenged an earlier regular season loss to Florida’s Bob Van Overbeek at No. 1 singles, winning in straight sets 6-4, 6-2 to put the Rebels up 2-0.
Scholtz, currently ranked No. 15 in the nation, owns a 17-7 overall record, 13-6 at No. 1. He and Lutjen are 16-5 overall, 6-3 at No. 1 doubles.
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