ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – Wingate's Michela Verpelli has been named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Women's Tennis Player of the Week for matches played Mar. 26-April 1, the League announced today.
Verpelli had a huge week for No. 21 Wingate as she led the Bulldogs to a pair of SAC wins, pushing their SAC winning streak to 65 matches. She picked up wins against Coker and No. 41 Queens, including a 2-6, 6-1, 7-5 win at No. 1 singles against three-time SAC Player of the Year Queen's Carlotta Nassi. Verpelli is now 8-2 on the year at No. 1 singles and 6-0 in conference play.
This is Verpelli's second Player of the Week honor this year.
2018 SAC AstroTurf Women's Tennis Players of the Week
Feb. 5 – Claudia De Andreis, Wingate
Feb. 12 – Julia Valls, Lincoln Memorial
Feb. 20 – Katarina Majorova, Tusculum
Feb. 26 – Yana Fleyer, Queens
Mar. 5 – Amanda Carrillo, Newberry
Mar. 12 – Katarina Majorova, Tusculum
Mar. 19 – Michela Verpelli, Wingate
Mar. 26 – Jill Corsato-Owsianka, Carson-Newman
Apr. 2 – Michela Verpelli, Wingate
AstroTurf is an official corporate partner of the South Atlantic Conference and title sponsor of the Conference's Player of the Week awards program.
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