WINTHROP, Mass. – First-year Emily Hill (Wilmington, Mass.) grabbed the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Rookie of the Week honors for the seventh time this season announced Monday afternoon.
Hill guided Johnson & Wales to a 2-0 week, which included a 7-2 victory over Colby-Sawyer to seal the top seed in the 2019 GNAC championship tournament. Against the Chargers, Hill and doubles partner, Kourtney Moore, were once again dominant with an 8-2 win over Amira Eid and Juliet Henderson. Hill then went on to earn a two-set seconds singles win (6-2, 6-3) over Alexa Conlin. The following day against in-state rival Salve Regina, Hill and Moore earned an 8-0 doubles victory against the Seahawks.
Johnson & Wales returns to the court this weekend in the GNAC semifinals on Saturday, October 19 at 2 p.m. It will play the winner of the No. 4 Simmons University and No. 5 Colby-Sawyer first round match.