Akers selected as Tennis Player of the Week
ATLANTA, Ga. – The Great South Athletics Conference announced the spring sports Players of the Week for contests played March 10 –16 and, following voting by the league sports information directors, Salem's Andrea Akers won Women's Tennis Player of the Week for the second time this season.
GSAC Women's Tennis Player of the Week – Andrea Akers of Salem
Akers (pictured at right) guided the Spirits to a 7-2 victory over William Peace University by winning both her matches from the No. 1 playing position. She partnered for an 8-6 win at No. 1 doubles and then dominated 6-1, 6-1 to win her singles match and level her individual record at 2-2 on the season.
The GSAC sports information directors nominate Player of the Week candidates and then vote on the top two nominees in each sport as selected by the conference office. Player of the Week voting occurs on Tuesdays and the weekly announcement of the winners is released each Wednesday morning.