Garijo Garrido posts second straight MSC honor
Monday, March 12, 2018
Garijo Garrido posts second straight MSC honor
Sophomore Ainhoa Garijo Garrido won three singles and two doubles matches to post her second straight MSC Player of the Week accolade. (Credit Bob Tamboli)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Sophomore Ainhoa Garijo Garrido earned her second consecutive Mid-South Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week honor on Monday, registering three singles and two doubles wins in three outings for the Phoenix.

The Albacete, Spain, native recorded a 6-1, 6-2, victory against Reinhardt University’s Yamit Vodavoz and posted a 6-4, 2-6, 6-2, win versus Olivet Nazarene’s 28th-ranked Victoria Monakhova. She also collected a 6-2, 6-2, triumph over Belmont University’s Maria Plaksina, upping her singles record to 12-1 this spring.

Garijo Garrido and doubles partner Joana Bou registered two doubles wins – 8-1 versus Reinhardt’s Vodavoz and Glauka Carvajal as well as 8-5 against Olivet Nazarene’s Monakhova and Anna Kuechenberg. The only loss of the week in doubles was a 6-4 defeat to Belmont’s Drew Hawkins and Erin Allen, with Garijo Garrido paired with Marianela Landi in that match. Garijo Garrido is 6-5 this spring in doubles.

Cumberland hosts long-time rival Martin Methodist on Wednesday at 1 p.m. and begins Mid-South Conference action next Monday at Campbellsville University.