Hempstead, NY - Hofstra freshman Ari Richman has been named the GoHofstra.com Student-Athlete of the Week for the period ending Sunday, April 15, it was announced Monday.
Richman (Phoenix, AZ/Laurel Springs HS (CA)) posted a 2-0 mark in both singles and doubles play last week as the Pride won both matches to head into this week's CAA Championship having won four of the last five contests.
On Friday at Monmouth University, Richman teamed up with Adrien Bailly to post an 8-1 over Freddy Marcinkowski and Carl Jedlinski at first doubles and then defeated Francis Jedlinski at second singles, 7-6 (7-3), 6-2 to tie the match at 3-3.
On Saturday at home against Bryant, he once again teamed with Bailly to down Ernesto Arguello and Juan Gonzalez-Paz, 8-3 at first doubles to win the doubles point for the Pride. He also defeated Dana Parziale, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 at second singles to give Hofstra a 3-2 lead in the match.
Richman is now 10-6 in singles play this season including 10-5 in dual matches and 8-1 at number two singles. He is also 10-7 in doubles play including 9-6 in dual matches and 8-5 and number one doubles.