Cappadona Named SAC Women's Tennis Player of the Week

Cappadona Named SAC Women's Tennis Player of the Week

ROCK HILL, S.C. — Carson-Newman junior Taryn Cappadona (Kennesaw, Ga.) has been named the South Atlantic Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week for the week ending April 12, league officials announced Tuesday.

Cappadona won both of her doubles and both singles matches to help the Lady Eagles (10-3 overall, 5-3 SAC) close out South Atlantic Conference play with wins over Brevard and Mars Hill.

Cappadona led Carson-Newman to a 5-4 victory over Brevard on Friday as she teamed up with Amanda Bartlett to defeat Lindsay Shaeffer and Kim Dixon, 9-8, in No. 1 doubles. Cappadona wrapped up the day with a win over Kayley Duval in No. 4 singles by the scores of 6-2, 3-6 and 7-5.

Cappadona and the Lady Eagles followed up Friday's win with a 6-3 victory over Mars Hill on Saturday in their final SAC regular season match. She picked up another win in No. 1 doubles, teaming up with Bartlett to knock off Mars Hill's Erika Pinate and Ona Jane, 8-4. Cappadona then claimed a 6-0, 6-3 victory over Paola Aybar in No. 4 singles.

Cappadona is 10-3 at No. 1 doubles play and is 11-1 in singles action this season.