RODRIGUEZ CLAIMS WOMEN'S TENNIS WEEKLY ACCOLADES
NEW HAVEN, CT - Daniela Rodriguez of Philadelphia University has claimed Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Women's Tennis Player of the Week accolades for the week ending Sunday, Sept. 13. Danielle Knott of Chestnut Hill College was the choice for Rookie of the Week.
Rodriguez, a junior from Quito, Ecuador, has earned Player of the Week honors for the second straight week. In a 2-0 week for the Lady Rams, she went undefeated at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles. She gave up just two games in doubles with partner, Stephanie Reinke.
Knott, a 5-6 freshman from Mount Vernon, NY, went 2-0 at both No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles last week against Georgian Court and Millersville.
Melanie Bonomo, Goldey-Beacom (Fr., 5-3, Caracas, Venezuela) - Won both of her matches against Shippensburg at No. 1 singles and No. 2 doubles.
Sarah Lockenmeyer, Georgian Court (So., 5-8, Pt. Pleasant, NJ) -Posted a 2-1 record in singles last week and went 1-1 in doubles.
Chestnut Hill - Senior Erin Andersen (Canton, Conn.) and freshman Danielle Knott (Mt. Vernon, N.Y.) were 3-0 at number one doubles despite a 0-3 team record this week. Knott is now 3-1 at both number 2 singles and number 1 doubles. This week, she was undefeated going 3-0 in both formats. Upcoming matches: 9/16 @ Bloomsburg 6:30 pm, 9/18-9/20 ITA Regional
Georgian Court - Saturday's match versus Concordia College was rained out and will now be played on Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 3:30 pm. The Lions will also play on Thursday vs. Stockton before competing in next weekend's ITA Regionals in Philadelphia.
Holy Family - The Holy Family women's tennis team split its two road matches to move its overall record to 2-1. On Saturday, the team lost to Southern New Hampshire, 6-3. On Sunday, the Tigers rebounded to defeat Merrimack, 6-3. Holy Family travels to Goldey-Beacom on Wednesday before competing in the ITA Regionals at Chestnut Hill this weekend.
Philadelphia - The Lady Rams went 2-0 on the week, getting a big win over NCAA DI Rider University 5-4 on Sunday afternoon. Daniela Rodriguez has been a rock at #1 singles, while newcomer Stephanie Miller (#5 singles) has been a good addition to the team.
USP - A pair of USP players made their collegiate debut on
Saturday against Philadelphia University. Freshman Sara Durham
(Bridgeton, N.J.) played at #1 singles, taking Philadelphia
University's top player to three sets before dropping the match.
Third year student Juliet Choi (New City, N.Y.) recorded the lone
point for the Devils, winning her first collegiate singles match,
playing at #6 singles. The women face Division I La Salle
University on Monday afternoon.