Amiri Named A-10 Women’s Tennis Performer of the Week
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Following a perfect weekend in which she won all four of her matches, St. Bonaventure freshman Fatya Amiri has been named the Atlantic 10 Women's Tennis Performer of the Week by league officials on Monday.
Amiri did not lose a single set in either singles or doubles last Thursday against La Salle, and closed the week a perfect 2-0 in singles and doubles action following a win in each against Saint Joseph's on Sunday.
Against the Explorers, Amiri – playing at No. 2 singles – cruised to a 6-0, 6-0 win, but not before posting an 8-0 shutout at No. 2 doubles with partner Manuela Marin-Salcedo. The Bonnies claimed a 7-0 victory for their first A-10 win of the campaign.
The California native then followed that up with a 6-3, 7-5 win out of the No. 2 position against St. Joe's on Sunday after posting an 8-6 victory at No. 2 doubles again with Marin-Salcedo. Unfortunately, her victories weren't quite enough as the Brown and White fell just short in its regular-season finale, 4-3, to the Hawks.
Amiri has helped guide the Bonnies to a 10-8 record. Her and her teammates will next take to the court at the A-10 Championship next Thursday, April 19.