Scotties' Bennett Wins Women's Tennis Player Of The Week

Scotties' Bennett Wins Women's Tennis Player Of The Week

ATLANTA - The Great South Athletic Conference announced the spring sports Players of the Week for contests played March 14 - 20 and, after voting by the league sports information directors, Anastasia Bennett of Agnes Scott won the first Tennis Player of the Week honor bestowed this spring.

GSAC Tennis Player of the Week – Anastasia Bennett of Agnes Scott

In a very busy six match week for the Scotties which saw them face off with several highly-rated teams including #4 Emory University, Anastasia Bennett (pictured at right) went 4-2 in singles and 2-3 in doubles. In the Scotties' win over Ramapo (13-3), Bennett won easily in doubles and singles, winning 8-1 at #3 doubles and 6-2, 6-2 at #4 singles. She followed that up with straight set wins in singles over NCAA Division II Shepherd University (6-1, 6-1) and a 15-1 Concordia University team at the #3 spot (6-0. 6-1). She ran her win streak to four matches with another win at #3 singles over USA South's Meredith College, winning 6-0, 6-3 over Laura Hatcher in the Scotties' 7-2 loss to the Avenging Angels.  

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.