Combs, a junior from Suffolk, Va., picks up her second weekly award of the year after helping Shenandoah improve to 6-2 in the ODAC standings with two more remaining before conference postseason play. Combs continued her run as the Hornets #1 singles player and doubles tandem with Lily Kimble as they helped SU top Virginia Wesleyan, 8-1, and Ferrum, 9-0, in a pair of home matches. Combs and Kimble downed VWU's duo of Maya Brown and Kristina Abrams, 8-0, with Combs adding a second point with a 6-2, 7-5 triumph over Christine Zalameda. Against Ferrum, Combs had her singles match cut short when her opponent Tennessee Phillips retired with Combs leading, 5-0, in the first set. In doubles play, Combs and Kimble defeated Phillips and Emma Loughrey, 8-0. For the season, Combs is 12-4 in all singles matches including 11-3 at #1. She and Kimble are 8-3 as a doubles team, all from the top flight.
PAULA RYHSEN | AVERETT
Jr. | Dusseldorf, Germany
- at Bridgewater (W, 8-1)
- #1 Singles: W (6-2, 6-2) over Emma Nesselrodt
- #1 Doubles w/ Keira Gunning: W (8-3) over Nesselrodt and Ryan Roeber
ELIZABETH TEEFEY | LYNCHBURG
Sr. | Amelia, Va.
- vs. Roanoke (W, 8-1)
- #1 Singles: W (6-4, 6-2) over Halle Fernstrum
- #1 Doubles w/ Grace Teefey: W (8-5) over Fernstrum and Julia Bassett
CATHERINE MOWRY | RANDOLPH-MACON
Fr. | Lynchburg, Va.
- at Messiah (W, 9-0)
- #3 Singles: W (6-1, 6-0) over Isabella Heckman
- #1 Doubles w/ Camilla Thurman: W (8-4) over Kasi Conjack and Heckman
- at Susquehanna (W, 9-0)
- #3 Singles: W (6-0, 6-1) over Grace Tepes
- #1 Doubles w/ Thurman: W (8-4) over Julie Bramley and Chelsea Kneedler
NIHKITA SIMHABHATLA | SWEET BRIAR
Sr. | Hyderabad, Telangana, India
- vs. Guilford (W, 9-0)
- #2 Singles: W (6-0, 6-1) over Ashley Belnap
- #2 Doubles w/ Maria Caro: W (8-0) over Hannah Pardue and Nya Reed