Garijo Garrido earns MSC Player of the Week honors
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Garijo Garrido earns MSC Player of the Week honors
Sophomore Ainhoa Garijo Garrido garnered Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week honors, winning five of her six matches last week for the Phoenix. (Credit Bob Tamboli)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland sophomore Ainhoa Garijo Garrido garnered Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week accolades on Monday, winning five of her six matches over the weekend and helping the Phoenix to a pair of victories.

The Albacete, Spain, native, ranked 14th nationally in singles, posted a 6-1, 1-6, 7-5, victories over 12th-ranked Isidora Petkovic in CU's 5-4 win versus Union College and won her other two singles outings with ease, dropping one total game in matches versus Lincoln Memorial and King University. She improved to 13-2 this academic year in singles.

In doubles Garijo Garrido and Joana Bou collected two wins, an 8-2 victory over Union’s Christina Schoener and Alina Schweizer and an 8-1 win versus King’s Isla Bell and Murphy Harr.

Cumberland plays again February 22 at Tennessee State and takes on Southern Indiana and Murray State on Feb. 25 in Murray, Ky.