Perkins Picks Up Northeast-10 Rookie of the Week Honors

Perkins Picks Up Northeast-10 Rookie of the Week Honors

SOUTH EASTON, Mass. – Freshman Jess Perkins (Shrewsbury, Mass.) of the Saint Anselm College women's tennis team was chosen as the Northeast-10 Rookie of the Week for the period ending Oct. 5, the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon.

Perkins won all four of her matches in the 1-1 week for the Hawks last weekend. Perkins blanked Isabela Cubillos, 6-0, 6-0, in No. 1 singles of a 7-2 victory at Saint Rose on Saturday before earning an 8-5 No. 1 doubles win with partner and classmate Ashley Sulkin (Ipswich, Mass.) against Cubillos and Paige Southwick. In a 7-2 loss at Le Moyne on Sunday, Perkins posted a 6-1, 6-1 No. 1 singles win against Rithika Vajjiravelu before defeating Vajjiravelu and Amica Benoit-Limosani, 8-2, in No. 1 doubles with Sulkin. 

The Hawks return to action Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 3 p.m. when they play host to Stonehill College. Stay up-to-date with the latest news, including game previews and recaps, directly from the Saint Anselm College athletic department by liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter @STAHawks.