Mihaela Codreanu Named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week

Mihaela Codreanu Named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week

KINGSTON, R.I.Mihaela Codreanu was named Atlantic 10 Women's Tennis Rookie of the Week after helping guide the Rams to three victories last week, including two versus A-10 foes.  Codreanu did not drop a set at #1 singles, going 3-0 in matches at home against Army, at La Salle, and at Saint Joseph's.

The freshman began the week with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Army West Point's Genevieve McCormick. Later in the week, Codreanu took a 6-2, 6-2 victory against La Salle's Brittany Poje, followed by a 6-1, 6-0 win at Saint Joseph's versus Claire Minnoe.

In doubles play, the freshman and her courtmate Tiara Higuchi were 2-1 on the week in doubles. The duo lost at No. 2 doubles against Army, 6-2, but took home two wins in conference play at La Salle (6-1) and at Saint Joseph's (6-2).

For the season, the Norristown, Pa., native, is 4-1 in #1 singles play versus A-10 opponents and 11-11 overall at the top singles spot as a true freshman.

Rhody returns to action on Saturday, April 22 against Massachusetts.