Max Szczypien is the Sherlock Holmes Athlete of the Week

    By Connor Hood on March 4, 2019

    Leading the Golden Bears to a Western Regional Championship win over UBC, second-year Bear Max Szczypien is the Sherlock Holmes Athlete of the Week.

    Szczypien went undefeated in the Western Championship against UBC, earning a decisive doubles win with Connor Khademazad, before winning the No. 1 singles match in straight sets. The win is the Bears 13th consecutive Western Canadian title. 

    Szczypien and Khademazad earned the winning point for the Bears in doubles, finishing off the Thunderbird duo of Alexandr Kim and Dickson Zhaung 8-6.

    He then followed that up with an impressive performance in the top singles match, defeating Wesley Bertsch 6-4, 6-3. 

    Szczypien and the Golden Bears will now head to the Tennis Canada National Championship, which will run in August in Montreal, Quebec.