YORK, PA – York College is proud to announce that men’s senior tennis player James Villari (Clark, N.J./Arthur L. Johnson) has been named the Spartan Athlete of the Week for the week ending on March 25. Villari led the Spartans to a trio of wins for the week to earn the award.
Villari started his week with a 6-1, 7-5 win over PSU-Harrisburg’s Tyler Loy in the fifth singles match to help lead the Spartans to victory. He also combined with fellow senior Philip Myers (York, Pa./William Penn) to post an 8-1 second doubles win for the Green and White.
In the tight 5-4 mid-week win over Gettysburg, Villari posted a 6-2, 6-2 fifth singles win over the Bullets’ Johnny Nelson. He also teamed with Myers to earn a close 8-6 win at second doubles as the Spartans moved to .500 for the season.
Villari moved up to third singles in the Spartans’ final match of the week as he rolled to a 6-0, 6-1 win over Albright’s Cain Walter.
For the week, Villari was 3-0 in singles play and 2-0 in double action. For the season, Villari is 4-1 at fifth singles and 1-0 in third singles action while he has three wins when teaming with Myers in doubles action.
Villari is a finance major and is the son of John and Jan Villari.