Wingate's Verpelli Named South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Women's Tennis Player of the Week

Wingate's Verpelli Named South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Women's Tennis Player of the Week

ROCK HILL, S.C(TheSAC.com) – Wingate's Michela Verpelli has been named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Women's Tennis Player of the Week for matches played April 9-15, the League announced today. 

Verpelli, a sophomore from Milan, Italy, helped led the No. 20 Bulldogs to a 3-0 record last week and their eighth straight SAC Regular Season Championship. She went undefeated in both singles and doubles action, earning wins over nationally ranked No. 13 Tusculum, No. 37 Newberry and Mars Hill. Included in last week's victories for Verpelli, was a 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 win at No. 1 singles against Tusculum's Katrina Majorova, who is ranked No. 64 in the nation.

This is Verpelli's third Player of the Week honor this year. 

2018 SAC AstroTurf Women's Tennis Players of the Week

Feb. 5 – Claudia De Andreis, Wingate
Feb. 12 – Julia Valls, Lincoln Memorial
Feb. 20 Katarina Majorova, Tusculum
Feb. 26 – Yana Fleyer, Queens
Mar. 5 – Amanda Carrillo, Newberry
Mar. 12 – Katarina Majorova, Tusculum
Mar. 19 – Michela Verpelli, Wingate
Mar. 26 – Jill Corsato-Owsianka, Carson-Newman
Apr. 2 – Michela Verpelli, Wingate
Apr. 9 – Emily Murchalnd, Lenoir-Rhyne
Apr. 16 – Michela Verpelli, Wingate

AstroTurf is an official corporate partner of the South Atlantic Conference and title sponsor of the Conference's Player of the Week awards program. 

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