Stephanie Barnett Chosen Southland Women’s Tennis Player of the Week

first_imgFRISCO, Texas – Nicholls sophomore Stephanie Barnett has been selected Southland Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday. Each school’s sports information director nominates and votes for the players of the week, though is not permitted to vote for his own player. To receive honorable mention, a player must receive votes from 25 percent of the Southland sports information directors. Women’s Tennis Player of the Week – Stephanie Barnett, NichollsBarnett went undefeated at both No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles last week, combining for a 6-0 mark to help extend Nicholls’ winning streak to seven matches. After winning a pair of non-conference matches at home last Tuesday, Barnett led the Colonels to two Southland victories over McNeese State and Central Arkansas. The Melbourne, Australia, native won in straight sets, 7-6, 6-1, over Klaudia Gawlik to give the two-time player of the year her first career loss in league play. Barnett also had 8-2 doubles victories with teammate Klara Skopac at McNeese State and versus Central Arkansas as she closed out the week with a convincing 6-3, 6-0 victory over UCA’s Nataly Yoo. The sophomore has earned player of the week honors for the second straight week.center_img Honorable mention this week goes to Northwestern State senior Tatiana Larina, Southeastern Louisiana junior Renee Villarreal, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi junior Maider Martin and Lamar junior Andrea Ivanovic.last_img