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Amara Young, Women's Tennis

Amara Young, Women's Tennis

The Female Athlete of the Week presented by CPL for the week ending Oct. 6 is women’s tennis freshman Amara Young.

Young went 6-0 last weekend at the SBU Fall Classic, winning three singles matches and three doubles matches.

A native of Indianapolis, Ind., Young kicked off her weekend by defeated Niagara’s Sophia Gonzalez in straight sets, 7-5, 6-0. She followed that match with another singles win, this time taking down Salome Sarsalia from Roberts Wesleyan, 6-0, 6-0. For her third singles win of the weekend, she bested Megan Gamble of Niagara, 6-0, 6-0.

In doubles action, Young teamed with fellow freshman Amelia Haley. The duo beat Niagara’s Andreca Peteu and Madigan Huminston, 6-1 and won their second match over Laura Freeman and Cara Graham from Roberts Wesleyan, 6-3. In their final match of the weekend, Young and Haley defeated Gamble and Gonzalez of Niagara, 7-5.

The Bonnies are back in action Oct. 17 at the ITA Regionals.