Athletes of the Week

Week of March 9, 2015

Sarah Baker

Tennis

Senior Sarah Baker hauled in CLU Female Athlete of the Week honors after earning four points in as many chances the week of March 9-15 and guiding the Regals to a pair of non-conference victories against Principia (Ill.) and scholarship Concordia-Irvine. On Friday against PC, she teamed up with Rebecca Gold for an 8-1 victory before going on to earn a singles point for the team with a 6-0, 6-1 win on court No. 4. Less than 24 hours later she came back to the Poulson Tennis Center in the 90-degree heat where she again opened with a doubles point alongside Gold as the pair battled to a thrilling 9-7 victory, which turned into a crucial team point in a 5-4 win. Baker went back to the No. 4 court where she cruised to a 6-1, 6-3 win for the first singles point of the match.


Annette Sousa

Tennis

For the first time in her collegiate career, Annette Sousa was selected as the CLU Female Athlete of the Week. In a pair of non-conference matches against Principia (Ill.) and scholarship Concordia-Irvine during the week of March 9-15, the first year player earned four wins in as many chances. On Friday against PC, she teamed up with Emily Werman for an 8-2 victory before going on to earn the first singles point for the team with a 6-1, 6-0 win on court No. 6. Less than 24 hours later she came back to again open with a doubles point alongside Werman as the duo executed their strategy for another 8-2 win. Sousa clinched the team match with her third set tiebreaker, in extra points, winning 6-4, 1-6, 7-5 in the 90* heat at the Poulson Tennis Center.