ATLANTA, Ga. – The Great South Athletics Conference announced the spring sports Players of the Week for contests played March 17 –23 and, following voting by the league sports information directors, Knia Cotton of Agnes Scott claimed Women's Tennis Player of the Week.
GSAC Women's Tennis Player of the Week – Knia Cotton of Agnes Scott
The first-year player picked up two important wins for the Scotties as they opened conference play with a 9-0 shutout of Wesleyan College. She teamed up with Mariel Herrera at #2 doubles for an 8-1 win, and then went on to win her singles match in straight sets at the #4 position, 6-3, 6-2 over Nanxin Zheng of the Wolves.
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.