LANCASTER, Pa. – Nicole Russo was named Centennial Conference (CC) Player of the Week for women's tennis announced Monday. This is Russo's first-career recognition and first for F&M this season.
Russo went 2-0 in singles and 2-0 in doubles last week as the Diplomats shut out McDaniel by a 9-0 score on Tuesday, and followed with a 7-2 win against Swarthmore on Saturday. Ranked No. 17 for singles in the Atlantic South region, F&M's No. 1 rolled to a 6-1, 6-1 straight-set win against the Green Terror and teamed up with Dana Sleeper at No. 2 for the 8-0 shutout in doubles.
Against the Garnet on Saturday, Russo earned another straight-set win at 6-2, 6-1 and once again teamed up with Sleeper at No. 2 for the 8-2 win.
The Diplomats are back in action on Wednesday for a 4:00 p.m. match at Gettysburg.