HIGH POINT, N.C. – Converse College's Pauline Hagen was named Conference Carolinas Women's Tennis Player of the Week for matches played Apr. 8-14, the Conference announced today. This marks the first POTW for Hagen and the second overall for Converse.
Hagen, a freshman from Ratzeburg, Germany, went a combined 4-0 and led the Valkyries to a 1-1 team record in Conference Carolinas action last week against North Greenville and Erskine.
North Greenville University (6-1, W):
No. 2 Singles - 3-6, 6-0, 1-0 (10-5)
No. 1 Doubles - 6-4
Erskine College (2-5, L):
No. 2 Singles - 6-4, 7-5
No. 1 Doubles - 6-2
Also nominated for Women's Tennis Player of the Week:
Teagan McNamara (Belmont Abbey) - Went a combined 2-0 (1-0 singles, 1-0 doubles).
Carmen Espnos (Mount Olive) - Went a combined 2-2 (2-0 singles, 0-2 doubles).
Ana Chirila (Limestone) - Went a combined 2-0 (1-0 singles, 1-0 doubles).
2019 Women's Tennis Players of the Week
Week One (Feb. 6) - Daria Avram (Barton)
Week Two (Feb. 13) - Sandy Allen (Lees-McRae)
Week Three (Feb. 20) - Steffi Kong (Converse)
Week Four (Feb. 27) - Marissa Stevenson (Barton)
Week Five (Mar. 6) - Vanessa Sanoja (Barton)
Week Six (Mar. 13) - Isabella Caballero (Barton)
Week Seven (Mar. 20) - Nursharneem Shamsuddin (Lees-McRae)
Week Eight (Mar. 27) - Pearllan Cipriano (Emmanuel)
Week Nine (Apr. 3) - Laura Aholu (Limestone)
Week 10 (Apr. 10) - Rachel Berkey (Erskine)
Week 11 (Apr. 17) - Pauline Hagen (Converse)