This is the third time Ernst (Rietheim, Germany) received this award, while this is Nardy's (Sao Paulo, Brazil) first honor.
Ernst helped Union to a 9-0 victory over Reinhardt (Ga.) last week, winning both his singles and doubles match. He won 6-0, 6-1 in singles action, while posting an 8-1 decision in doubles.
Nardy scored the match-clinching point against Reinhardt to lift the Lady Bulldogs to their first win of the season. Nardy posted a 6-4, 7-6 decision for Union's fifth point and the win. The Lady Bulldogs won the match 6-3.
The Bulldogs are 15-4 overall, while the Lady Bulldogs are now 2-8.
Both teams return to action at the NAIA Unaffiliated Group Tournament in Chattanooga, Tenn., on April 28-29 for the right to qualify for the NAIA National Championship Tournament.