By Nikki Sherrill, Athletic Communications and Media Intern
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Camille Gbaguidi of SCAD Savannah (Ga.) has been named the NAIA National Women's Tennis Player of the Week, the national office announced Wednesday. Gbaguidi was selected based on her performances from April 3 – 9 and was chosen out of a pool of conference, Association of Independent Institutions and unaffiliated group winners.
National Tennis Player of the Week
Camille Gbaguidi, SCAD Savannah (Ga.)
Jr., Berlin, Germany
• Went 4-0 last week including two wins against NCAA Division I Bethune-Cookman (Fla.).
• In the four wins, she did not give up a single set.
• In an NAIA battle against then-No. 14 Coastal Georiga, Gbaguidi won both her singles and doubles matches 9-0.
• Gbaguidi now sits at 15-0 in singles on the year and is 13-2 in doubles.
• This is Gbaguidi’s first National Player of the Week honor.
Nominees: Alba Salinas, William Woods (Mo.); Michelle Troup, Columbia (S.C.); Stella Evers, Purdue Northwest (Ind.); Eva Lopez, St. Francis (Ill.); Alex Mella, Indiana Wesleyan; Christina Ternent, College of Saint Mary (Neb.); Kelsey Brown, Hastings (Neb.); Charlene Goreau , Xavier (La.); Lilian Blasque, Missouri Valley; Jessica Emote, Tabor (Kan.); Brittany Zipf, McPherson (Kan.); Jennifer Harrison, Bethel (Kan.); Luka Lyttle, Cumberlands (Ky.); Minja Gligic, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.); Paula Gordillo, LSU Alexandria; Sarah Beth Alford, Asbury (Ky.); Morgan Jackson, Indiana East; Mariah Plauth, Mobile (Ala.); Aleksandra Grela, William Carey (Miss.); Olivia Dunnam, Blue Mountain (Miss.); Haley Kuppler, Aquinas (Mich.); Amanda Schneider, Northwestern Ohio; Raquel Manzoni, Indiana Tech
2017 Women's Tennis Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (March 22): Rachel Bottorff, Indiana Wesleyan
Week 2 (March 29): Vladica Djurdjevic, Northwestern Ohio
Week 3 (April 5): Sara Andrade, LSU Alexandria (La.)
Week 4 (April 11): Camille Gbaguidi, SCAD Savannah (Ga.)