OKLAHOMA CITY (Feb. 18, 2013) –Julio Pulido has become the second Oklahoma Christian player this season to be named as the Heartland Conference men’s tennis player of the week.
Pulido, a sophomore from Caceras, Spain, went 3-0 in singles and 2-1 in doubles last week as the Eagles (5-1) beat Harding (Ark.) 9-0, No. 29-ranked Ouachita Baptist (Ark.) 5-4 and No. 47 Southeastern Oklahoma State 7-0.
Playing at the No. 4 singles position, Pulido beat Harding's Helio Hashimoto 6-2, 6-1, Ouachita Baptist's Vitor Oliveira 6-3, 6-4 and Southeastern Oklahoma State's Martin Bedecarratz 6-4, 6-2.
In doubles with partner Nicolas Auruccio, Pulido posted two 8-0 wins, over Harding's Hashimoto and Adam Edwards and Southeastern's Tiago Ferrieria and Filip Palovic. The OC duo's only loss came by a 9-7 count to Marko Boskovic and Oliveria of Ouachita Baptist.
Pulido joins teammate Martin Poboril, who won the honor two weeks ago, as a recipient of the conference’s weekly men’s tennis award.