GNAC Players of the Week
October 27, 2009
Sabrina Salmela (Women's Tennis, Simmons) has been named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Tennis Player of the Week.
Women's Tennis - Sabrina Salmela, Simmons, Fr., Beverly,
Salmela continued her amazing rookie campaign with wins at both #1 singles and #1 doubles to lead the Simmons Sharks to a 2009 GNAC Women's Tennis Championship on October 25. The Sharks defeated #2 seed Suffolk 6-0 to take the title for the 5th time in six years. This is the second week in a row that Salmela has been named as a GNAC Player of the Week. Simmons finished the regular season in 1st place in the GNAC, and finishes the season with an undefeated conference record of 8-0 and an overall record of 10-6. Salmela and the GNAC Champion Sharks secured an automatic bid to the 2010 Division III NCAA Championships, which will begin May 14, 2010. Simmons will next play a preparation match against Smith College on April 24, 2010.