ATLANTA, Ga. – The Great South Athletic Conference announced the women's tennis Player of the Week for all matches played through March 23 - 29 and, following voting by the league sports information directors, Agnes Scott's Claire Rinaldo won the weekly award.
GSAC Women's Tennis Player of the Week – Claire Rinaldo of Agnes Scott
Playing in the No. 1 spot for the Scotties in both singles and doubles, Rinaldo (pictured at right) went 4-0 on the week, sweeping her opponents in straight sets during 9-0 wins over Point University and Wesleyan (Ga.). Against Point University, she paired with her sister, Anne Rinaldo, at No. 1 doubles for the win, then went on to dominate Taylor Navarro of Point University, 6-0, 6-3. Her performance against Wesleyan was even more dominant, as she didn't drop a single game in singles or doubles. She has played No. 1 singles and doubles every match this season for the Scotties, with a record of 3-4 in doubles, and 4-3 in singles.
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.