Bueno named SSC Male Tennis Athlete of the Week

Bueno named SSC Male Tennis Athlete of the Week

SAINT LEO, Fla. – Saint Leo junior Jaime Bueno was named the Sunshine State Male Tennis Athlete of the week for his performance in the No. 3 Saint Leo men's tennis win over No. 8 Lynn, 5-4, on Friday afternoon.

Bueno opened the day winning No. 3 doubles with partner Willem Van Den Akker to give the Lions their first point of the afternoon with an 8-5 victory over Lynn's Tristan Houle and Jean Baptiste Mateo.

He then followed it up with an upset win at No. 3 singles. Bueno, the No. 33 singles player in the nation, took down Kay Bartmann, No. 16 singles player in DII, 2-6, 6-3, 6-1, in a comeback effort, giving the Lions a 4-3 match lead.

Bueno finished the regular season 11-0 at No. 3 singles.

This is the first SSC honor of the season for Saint Leo men's tennis and is the second career honor for Bueno, who earned the honor on April 4, 2016.

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