Vivas brothers named Forester Athletes of Week

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2008-10-14
Huntington, Ind.—The Huntington University Athletic Department announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of Oct. 6-12. Brothers Gonzalo and Martin Vivas, a senior and sophomore, respectively, on the men’s tennis team earned the honor for their outstanding efforts during the week’s competitions.

Gonzalo Vivas, a business management major, and his brother Martin, a computer science major from Lima, Peru, put together an outstanding MCC tournament performance as doubles’ partners. The pair entered the tournament as the second seed in the #1 doubles’ bracket and made their way to the championship match where they upset the top-seeded team from Indiana Wesleyan 9-8 to win the title. Gonzalo also earned MCC All-Conference honors for the second time in his career. The Foresters finished in a third place tie in the team scoring for the tournament after finishing in a tie for seventh in the regular season standings.


Martin Vivas

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Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  
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