Josefin Stange-Jonsson Named America East Women's Tennis Player of the Week

Cambridge, Mass.- Sophomore Josefin Stange-Jonsson (Vasteras,Sweden/De La Gardiegymnasiet) was named America East Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week, it was announced on March 27.

Stange-Jonsson won five of six matches in Texas last week, taking all three singles matches and two of three in doubles as the Retrievers captured two of three contests down south.

She combined with graduate student Shalini Sahoo to win a crucial match in doubles and then clinched the victory for UMBC over Texas-San Antonio with a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Natalie Hand at No. 6 singles. In the 5-2 setback at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, she picked up one of two Retriever points with a singles victory and dropped only one game in doubles and singles victories at Texas-Pan American as the Retrievers blanked the Broncs, 7-0.

Stange-Jonsson has won six of her last seven singles matches to improve to 10-6 on the spring.