ATLANTA, Ga. - The Great South Athletic Conference announced the women's tennis Player of the Week for all matches played through March 16 - 22 and, following voting by the league sports information directors, Stephanie Graziano of UC-Santa Cruz captured the weekly award.
GSAC Women's Tennis Player of the Week - Stephanie Graziano of UC-Santa Cruz
Graziano (pictured at right), a freshman for the Slugs, played No. 6 singles against Whittier College on UC-Santa Cruz' first match of their spring break trip and gutted out a 2-6, 6-0, 11-9 victory. Graziano, who plays singles exclusively, has a record of 1-4 at No. 5 and 2-3 at No. 6 on the season.
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.