DU Sweeps A-10 Women's Tennis Weekly Honors

Jan. 30, 2006

Duquesne University's Jacqueline Hughes (McKeesport, Pa./McKeesport) and Rebecca Poole (Swindon, Wiltshire, UK/New College [Swindon]) have been named the Atlantic 10's Women's Tennis Performer and Rookie of the Week respectively after leading the Dukes to a 7-0 sweep over Akron this past weekend.

Jacqueline Hughes

Hughes, a junior, took a 6-3, 6-0 second singles decision against Akron on Jan. 26 as well as capturing an 8-2 first doubles win against the Zips. She improved to 9-3 in singles play and 8-1 in doubles competition this season.

Poole, a freshman, earned a 6-0, 6-2 win at third singles against Akron and won 8-2 at first doubles versus the Zips. She stands 9-2 in singles and 8-1 in doubles action this season.

The win over Akron opened the 2006 spring Atlantic 10 season for Duquesne. The Dukes return to action this Friday hosting Dayton at Club 4 Life (formally Oxford Athletic Club) in Monroeville, Pa. in a 5:00 pm match.




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