Schwarz And Gilfus Named Athletes Of The Week

Schwarz and Gilfus - AOTW

April 29, 2019

Pia Schwarz          

Freshman Pia Schwarz was named to the All-Tournament team at the MAC Championships this past week.  Schwarz won her first singles match on Friday in a 5-0 win over Western Michigan.  She won 6-2, 2-6, 6-0 at second singles against Denise Azcui of WMU. On Saturday, Schwarz was lone Bull to win her first set in the MAC semifinals at Akron as she raced out to a 6-0 win in the opening set against Miruna Vasilescu.  She was tied 3-3 in the third when play was stopped.  Schwarz was named a second-team All-MAC selection last week in the postseason awards as she finished the year with the team lead in singles wins.

Steven Gilfus              

Freshman Steven Gilfus claimed the win in the long jump event with a leap of 6.37m, his second-best mark of the season. Additionally, Gilfus placed fourth in the pole vault competition with a height of 4.35m, a new personal best for the freshman.