WEST BABYLON, NY – The University of the District of Columbia's Simoné Pärn was named East Coast Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week for the 2nd time this season.
Pärn earned two No. 1 singles wins and two No. 1 doubles wins to lead UDC to consecutive victories over Wilmington University (DE) and St. Thomas Aquinas College.
In singles, she topped Anushka Sathe of WU, 6-2, 7-5, and Katarina Lopez of STAC, 6-3, 6-3. In doubles, she teamed with junior transfer Marija Milic for two consecutive wins as well.
The Pärnu, Estonia native is 10-1 in singles play this season, including marks of 9-0 in dual match play and 5-0 in the ECC. She and Milic are also 10-1 in doubles play, as well as 9-0 in dual matches and 5-0 in conference.
The Firebirds (8-1, 4-1 ECC) are on a seven match win streak heading into Friday afternoon's ECC showdown in the nation's capital with the six-time defending conference champion, NYIT. They will then close the regular season again at home on Saturday with another crucial ECC match vs. LIU Post.