WEST BABYLON, NY – The University of the District of Columbia's Joanna Skrzypczynska was named East Coast Conference Women's Tennis Rookie of the Week for the 3rd consecutive week.
Skrzypczynska earned two No. 3 singles wins and two No. 2 doubles wins to lead UDC to consecutive victories over Wilmington University (DE) and St. Thomas Aquinas College.
In singles, she topped Laura Gil of WU, 6-0, 7-5, and Amelie Meyers of STAC, 6-4, 6-4. In doubles, she teamed with sophomore Anastasiia Danylova for two consecutive wins as well.
The Zielona Gora, Poland native is 9-2 in singles play this season, including marks of 8-1 in dual match play and 4-1 in the ECC. She is also 10-1 in doubles play, as well as 9-0 in dual matches and 5-0 in conference.
The Firebirds (8-1, 4-1 ECC) are on a seven match win streak heading into Friday afternoon's ECC showdown in the nation's capital with the six-time defending conference champion, NYIT. They will then close the regular season again at home on Saturday with another crucial ECC match vs. LIU Post.