Austin College women’s tennis player Cierra White has been named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week, the league office has announced. This marks the first time any Austin College tennis player has won this award for either the men’s or the women’s tennis teams.
White, a freshman from Las Vegas, Nev., was impressive throughout the week, winning three of her four singles and doubles matches. Against Hendrix, White won at flight two singles by scores of 6-2, 6-1, and also had a strong performance in an 8-5 win at number two doubles. She was also outstanding against Rhodes, cruising to a 6-0, 6-1 win at number three singles and earning the team their lone point of the match.
Austin College athletic teams participate as a member of the NCAA Division III and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.