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 Mar. 12-18, the League announced today.
Verpelli, a sophomore from Milan, Italy, went 2-0 at No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles, as she led the No. 20 Bulldogs to a perfect 2-0 record last week. With her help the Wingate women have now won 62 consecutive SAC tennis matches. Verpelli's first two victories of the week came against Catawba, winning 8-3 in doubles and 6-2, 6-2 in singles. She then defeated Carson-Newman 8-5 in doubles and 5-7, 6-2, 10-3 in singles.
This is Verpelli's first 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
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