Women's Tennis Seeded Fourth in 2008 Atlantic 10 Championship
April 14, 2008
PHILADELPHIA - The Duquesne women's tennis team received the fourth seed for the 2008 Atlantic 10 Championship. The Dukes will take on #13 Saint Joseph's in a first-round match on Friday at 10:30 a.m. Head coach Joe Camillo's Dukes finished the season 12-5 overall and go into the tournament winning six of their last seven matches.
The 2008 Atlantic 10 Championship will be held April 18, 19 and 20 at the Club 4 Life in Monroeville, Pa. Click here to view the tournament bracket.
Williams Atlantic 10 Women's Tennis Co-Rookie of the Week
Zena Williams began the 2008 season as Atlantic 10 Co-Rookie of the Week and ended the 2008 season as Atlantic 10 Co-Rookie of the Week. Williams earned her team-best 26th win of the season with a 6-1, 6-3 win at No. 1 singles against Akron on Apr. 12. She, along with Rachel McGowan, was an 8-2 winner at No. 2 doubles against the Zips. Williams and McGowan were 8-6 winners at No. 2 doubles against Pittsburgh on Apr. 9 .
Williams finishes regular season with a .866 winning percentage at singles (26-4).
In the 11 weeks since the season started, Williams has honored a total of six times, including three outright Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week awards.
Zena Williams' 2008 Honors
2/4 - Atlantic 10 Co-Rookie of the Week