CORPUS CHRISTI – Stefania Nicolae has been named the GoIslanders.com 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 GoIslanders.com 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