Big South Announces Women's Tennis Players of the Week


CHARLOTTE, N.C. ( – Winthrop sophomore Andressa Garcia (Sao Paulo, Brazil) has been selected as the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Women’s Tennis Player of the Week, while teammate Monica Aguado (Madrid, Spain) has been named The Crons Brand Freshman of the Week for matches played the opening weekend of the 2012 season, it was announced today by the League office.

Garcia finished with a perfect record in both No. 1 doubles and No. 2 singles in Winthrop’s 7-0 win over Wofford last week.  She teamed up with Yasmine Alkema to take down Wofford’s Guinn Garcia and Sarah Evans, 8-5.  Garcia finished her strong play in the No. 2 singles flight, defeating Othilia Lindqvist, 6-2, 6-0.

Aguado opened up her Winthrop career with wins in No. 2 doubles and No. 5 singles.  She teamed up with Ekin Gunaysu and topped Wofford’s Emily Przystawski and Lindqvist, 8-6.  The freshman then defeated Samantha Sullivan (6-2, 6-2) in singles.