The American Rivers Conference has announced that Luther College junior Cole Schneider (Coralville, Iowa/Iowa City West) has been named the men's tennis Player of the Week for the week ending Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. This is the third time he has been so honored.
Schneider helped lead the Norse to three wins this past weekend, beating North Central (5-4), Carthage (5-4), and Concordia (Wis.) (7-2).
Schneider and his doubles partner sophomore Nyathi Motljoa (Lesotho, South Africa), went 3-0 at No. 1, defeating Colton Way/Andy Hinch of North Central (8-4), Andre Antreassian/Daniel Moore Carthage (8-3), and Nolan Rademacher/Logan Snyder Concordia (8-5). The Luther duo is ranked No. 16 in the NCAA III.
In singles, Schneider went 2-1 defeating Daniel Moore of Carthage (6-4, 5-7, 6-3) and Christian Doctor of Concordia (Wis.) (6-4, 7-6, (10-8)). His lone loss was to Guillermo Gonzalez of North Central (6-4, 6-3).