Stefania Nicolae Named Student-Athlete of the Week

Stefania Nicolae Named Student-Athlete of the Week

CORPUS CHRISTI – Stefania Nicolae has been named the Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Pepsi. Nicolae earned the award after putting together a strong week against No.29 Rice and Prairie View A&M. 

Nicolae had an impressive outing, winning her first set against No. 29 Rice before going unfinished at the conclusion of the dual match. On Thursday, she won both her singles and doubles matches against Prairie View A&M to help the team sweep the Panthers. Nicolae won 6-2, 6-2 at No. 3 singles, and teamed with Leanne Mascall to earn an 8-0 victory at the No. 3 doubles spot. 

Next up for Nicolae and the women's tennis team is a Southland Conference match against Southeastern Louisiana on March 29 in Hammond, La.   

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2012-13 Student-Athlete of the week, presented by Pepsi Weekly Winners:

9-5-12: Shannon Hullum, Volleyball

9-11-12: Ivy Baresh, Volleyball

9-18-12: Tyger Holt, Volleyball

9-25-12: Peter Nagy, Men's Tennis and Maider Martin, Women's Tennis

10-2-12: Peter Nagy, Men's Tennis

10-9-12: Shannon Hullum, Volleyball

10-16-12: Vanessa Johnson, Women's Golf

10-23-12: Odon Barta, Men's Tennis

10-30-12: Patrick Kimeli, Men's Cross Country and BreAnna Briggs, Women's Cross Country

11-6-12: Micah Nolan, Volleyball

11-20-12: Hameed Ali, Men's Basketball  

11-27-12: Nate Maxey, Men's Basketball

12-18-12: Brandon Pye, Men's Basketball

1-15-13: Daniel Barlow, Men's Track and Field

1-29-13: Maider Martin, Women's Tennis

2-5-13: Roger De La Cruz, Men's Track and Field

2-12-13: Joy Williamson, Men's Basketball

2-19-13: Trevor Foss, Baseball

2-26-13: Meagan McKinney, Softball

3-5-13: Peter Nagy, Men's Tennis

3-19-13: Jonathan Gonzales, Baseball

3-26-13: Stefania Nicolae, Women's Tennis