ATLANTA, Ga. – The Great South Athletics Conference announced the spring sports Players of the Week for contests played February 24 –March 2 and, following voting by the league sports information directors, Salem's Andrea Akers won Women's Tennis Player of the Week.
GSAC Women's Tennis Player of the Week - Andrea Akers of Salem
Akers (pictured at right) played #1 Singles and #2 Doubles in the Spirits match against Lynchburg College, defeating Melissa Drinkard 6-3, 7-5 at #1 singles. Akers lost 8-4 at #2 doubles.
The GSAC sports information directors nominate Player of the Week candidates and then vote on the top two nominees in each sport as selected by the conference office. Player of the Week voting occurs on Tuesdays and the weekly announcement of the winners is released each Wednesday morning.