Posada tabbed TIAA-CREF SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week
Sophomore Oscar Posada was named both TIAA-CREF SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week and SoCon men's tennis Player of the Week.
Sophomore Oscar Posada was named both TIAA-CREF SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week and SoCon men's tennis Player of the Week.

Wednesday, March 30, 2005

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Mar. 30, 2005) -The Southern Conference today named East Tennessee State men's tennis player Oscar Posada as the TIAA-CREF Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of March 30.

            Posada, a sophomore from Valencia, Venezuela, posted three league victories with wins over Furman, Appalachian State and Chattanooga. Posada started his week with a 6-7, 6-1, 6-3 win over Allen Simmons of Furman on March 23. Three days later, Posada defeated Appalachian State's Alex Probst, 6-4, 6-2.  Posada finished the week with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Arturo Navarro of Chattanooga on March 27. His three wins this week extended his unbeaten streak to eight straight at the number one singles position and also earned him SoCon men's tennis player of the week honors. Posada is 9-2 in dual matches this season, including a 6-0 mark in league play. Posada is currently ranked 40th by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).

            In the classroom Posada carries a 3.52 GPA, majoring in business management.

            For over 85 years, TIAA-CREF has been helping millions of people working in the academic, medical and cultural fields plan for their retirement.  Our clear and long-held commitment to serve those who dedicate themselves to the benefit and enlightenment of others remains unchanged.

            With our nonprofit heritage, TIAA-CREF has long subscribed to a different set of guiding principles. Principles directly influenced by the people we serve. With over $310 billion in combined assets as of June 30, 2004, our approach to investing goes beyond sound portfolio management. We are mindful of our social responsibilities. And we stay focused on the best interests of our participants. Visit TIAA-CREF.org or call 800 842-2776.

Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
WSOC Radford Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 22, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Blacksburg, Va.
Aug 23, 7:00 p.m. Virginia Tech (Exh.)
WSOC ETSU Cookeville, Tenn.
Aug 24, 1:00 p.m. Tennessee Tech
WSOC Appalachian St. Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 28, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Richmond, Va.
Aug 29, 7:00 p.m. William & Mary
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29, 9:00 a.m. Morgan State University
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29, 5:00 p.m. California State University, Sacramento
VB ETSU Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 30, 12:00 p.m. UNC Charlotte
WSOC Campbell Johnson City, Tenn.
Aug 31, 1:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Richmond, Va.
Aug 31, 3:30 p.m. VCU
WSOC South Carolina St. Johnson City. Tenn.
Sep 2, 6:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 3:00 p.m. The College of William and Mary
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. George Mason University
WSOC Alabama A&M Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 12:00 p.m. University of Maryland
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 4:00 p.m. Lehigh University
MSOC Radford Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. ETSU