Rodriguez and Ghosh Named Players of the Week
Contact: Mike O'Brien
HADLEY, Mass. – Sean Rodriguez ’15 and Sue Ghosh ’16 were named NESCAC Men’s and Women’s Tennis Players of the Week for their stellar performances during the Spring Break trip, as announced by the league office.
Rodriguez was a perfect 11-0 last week for the fourth-ranked men’s tennis team that went 15-2 in dual matches during their west coast trip. The junior was 6-0 in doubles play with wins on the No. 3 court against No. 16 Redlands and No. 21 Whittier, the No. 2 court versus NAIA Westmont and NAIA Concordia (Calif.) as well as Division II Point Loma Nazarene, and from the No. 1 spot against Riverside Community College.
In singles play, Rodriguez went 5-0 with wins from No. 5 singles over Redlands, Whittier and Concordia (Calif.), No. 4 singles against Westmont, and on the No. 2 court against Riverside Community College.
Ghosh was also perfect on the week for the fourth-ranked women’s team and went 6-0 in singles action. The Jeffs were 4-1 in dual matches during their California trip with their one loss against Division I Cal State Fullerton, 5-4. They are now 5-2 on the season.
Ghosh was instrumental in the team’s success last week and secured wins from the No. 4 court against No. 5 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and No. 12 Pomona-Pitzer, and from the No. 3 position over No. 16 Whitman. The sophomore also claimed wins from No. 4 singles against Cal State-Fullerton and NAIA Concordia (Calif.).
The men’s team returns to the court Saturday, Mar. 29 for a dual match against Tufts while the women prepare for the three-day Wellesley Invite beginning Friday, Apr. 4.