Janasek Earns MAAC Player of the Week Honors

March 1, 2011

EDISON, N.J. - Loyola University Maryland junior Rachel Janasek was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week on Monday, the league office announced.

Janasek was a winner in singles and doubles on Saturday evening, helping the Greyhounds open their dual match schedule with a 7-0 victory over Morgan State.

The 2010 MAAC Women's Tennis Player of the Year was a straight-sets winner over Morgan State's Alexis McCoy, defeating the Bears' No. 1 singles player, 6-1, 6-2.

She then teamed with Joy Johnson to top McCoy and Pola Olczak, 8-4, in No. 1 doubles action.

The weekly award is the second of Janasek's career.

The Greyhounds are in action Tuesday afternoon at Coppin State and then open their home schedule on Tuesday, March 15, with a 2 o'clock match against Hartford.