BOSTON – UMBC freshman Maria Siopacha (Limassol, Cyprus) has been named America East Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week, it was announced today.
Siopacha won all four matches as UMBC (2-5) blanked both Hartford and Fairfield this weekend in Connecticut. She defeated Hartford's Skylar Schaar, 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 singles and combined with senior Shannon Cleary (Little Bay, NSW, Australia) to triumph, 6-1, at No. 2 doubles.
Siopacha has seven wins on the spring, sweeping singles and doubles vs. Texas-Rio Grande Valley and capturing a doubles match vs. GW.
The Retrievers return to action this weekend with matches at Youngstown State and Akron.