April 8, 2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
Sophomore Hannah Zangari (Saunderstown, R.I.) was named BIG EAST Women's Tennis Player of the Week after helping the Friars to their first BIG EAST victory of the season. It was announced by the league today (April 8).
Zangari went 4-1(singles and doubles combined) over the course of the week, including a singles and doubles victory in the Friars' 6-1 win over Villanova (April 5). In singles, she logged a 6-3, 6-1 win over Villanova's Connor Brewer at the fifth flight and teamed with classmate Alana Prinos (Foxborough, Mass.) at No. 2 doubles as Providence handed Villanova a 6-1 loss.
Zangari was responsible for the Friars' only point in a 6-1 loss to Temple when she defeated Anais Nussaume 6-1, 6-0 at No. 5 singles. Zangari once again teamed with Prinos for another doubles win, an 8-7 decision against the Owls.
The Friars are back in action on Wednesday, April 9, as they play host to Sacred Heart in their final home match of the season. The match will take place at Faxon Farms in Rehoboth, Mass. and is scheduled to start at 3:00 p.m.