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UNCG men’s tennis senior Ahmet Sarioglu has been named this week’s Blue Chip Performer sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina.

Ahmet Sarioglu Named BCBSNC Blue Chip Performer

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Release: April 07, 2014
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG men’s tennis senior Ahmet Sarioglu (Ankera, Turkey (METU Development Foundation) has been named this week’s Blue Chip Performer sponsored by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. This is the second year that BCBSNC has sponsored the Blue Chip Performer award, which is chosen weekly from all sports in season and runs throughout the 2013-14 UNCG Athletics season.

Sarioglu helped the Spartans to a 2-1 record this past week with their only loss coming to No. 49 Elon. Sarioglu went 2-1 in singles playing at the No. 1 spot falling just short of a perfect week after a third set loss to No. 36 Cameron Silverman, 6-3, 6-7, 10-4. Sarioglu went a perfect 2-0 in singles winning both matches in straight sets over the weekend.

The Ankera, Turkey native also went 2-1 in doubles picking up a pair of victories with teammate James Dougherty at No. 1 doubles. They defeated Appalachian State's Zach Bost and Sebastien King, 8-7 (7-2), in a tiebreaker to help clinch the doubles point against the Mountaineers.

The Spartans finished the regular season with a match on the road against The Citadel Friday, April 11 at 3 p.m. Currently the Blue and Gold are in third-place with a 5-2 SoCon record.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of North Carolina Blue Chip Performer Weekly Winners

Sept. 9 – David Reittinger men’s soccer.
Sept. 16 – Shaina Sumney, women's cross country
Sept. 23 – Olivia Humphries, volleyball
Sept. 30 – Katherine Rodriguez, women's soccer
Oct. 7 – Chesney White, women's soccer 
Oct. 14 – Carter Jenkins, men's golf
Oct. 21 – Lydia Saina, women’s cross country
Oct. 28 – Dustin Gamradt, men’s soccer
Nov. 4 – Paul Chelimo, men’s cross country
Nov. 11 – Kyle Cain, men’s basketball
Nov. 18 – Paul Chelimo, men’s cross country
Nov. 25 – Janae' Stevenson, women’s basketball
Dec. 2 – Janae' Stevenson, women’s basketball
Dec. 9 – Lucy Mason, women’s basketball
Dec. 16 – Kayel Locke, men’s basketball
Dec. 30 – Kyle Cain, men’s basketball
Jan. 6 - Lucy Mason, women's basketball
Jan. 13 – Nicholas Paulos, men’s basketball
Jan. 20 – Nicholas Paulos, men’s basketball
Jan. 27 – Tevon Saddler, men’s basketball
Feb. 3 – Jordan Potts, men’s basketball
Feb. 10 – Ahmet Sarioglu – men’s tennis
Feb. 17 – Nicole Thomas – softball
Feb. 24 – James Dougherty – men’s tennis
March 3 – Shaina Sumney & Roy Dixon – women’s indoor track and men’s golf
March 10 - Max Povse - baseball
March 17 - Sean Guite - baseball
March 24 - Jordan McDonald – baseball
March 31 – Roy Dixon – men’s golf
April 7 - Ahmet Sarioglu – men’s tennis

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