Pimenta Named the MEC Women's Tennis Player of the Week

Pimenta Named the MEC Women's Tennis Player of the Week

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. -- West Virginia Wesleyan's Paula Pimenta has been named Mountain East Conference Player of the Week after helping the Bobcats to a pair of wins last week.

Pimenta, a senior from Londrina, Brazil, helped West Virginia Wesleyan to a key MEC win over UVa-Wise last week. She picked up a hard-fought win at No. 1 singles by defeating Daria Tyshchenko in a third-set tiebreaker, and also teamed with Cecilia Martinez Oliver for a win at No. 1 doubles against the Cavs.

WVWC is now 3-0 on the year and 2-0 in MEC play. 
 

2016 MEC Players Of The Week
Sept. 13 Daria Tyshchenko (UVa-Wise)
Sept. 20 Kristine Gegeshidze (Charleston)
Sept. 27 Paula Pimenta (West Virginia Wesleyan)