Fedele Earns MAAC Player Of The Week Honors

March 20, 2012

EDISON, N.J. - Loyola University Maryland sophomore Sabrina Fedele was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week on Tuesday after going a combined 8-0 in singles and doubles play last week.

Fedele helped the Greyhounds to a 4-0 week, going undefeated in both singles and doubles matches. She combined with partner Tiffany Ash to go 4-0 in doubles matches for the week as the pair won against Catholic University, 8-2, and followed that with a, 6-1, 6-1, win over La Salle's Courtney Babo and Pearl Wilkins.

They also combined for a, 6-3, 6-1, victory over Jenna McClune and Rachel Zilka, helping Loyola to a win in the team's conference opener over Niagara, and they finished the week with an 8-2 win over Isabella Novella and Kourtney Passero of Robert Morris.

In singles play, Fedele dropped just one set while going 4-0 in the No. 3 slot. She started the week with a, 6-0, 6-0, sweep over Catholic University's Caitlin Porter, and then came from behind after losing the first set at La Salle to win, 3-6, 6-0, 8-1.

Against Niagara, Fedele came up with the match-clinching point, beating Ashley Ta, 6-2, 6-3. Finally, Fedele beat Robert Morris' Samatha Alves, 6-3, 6-4, to help Loyola to its 26th-straight season with 10 or more wins.

Fedele and the Greyhounds are back in action on Wednesday afternoon when they host Villanova University at 3 o'clock.