By Jed Flemming, Athletic Communications and Media Intern
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Peeraya Charoensirisuttikhul of Brenau (Ga.) has been named the NAIA National Women's Tennis Player of the Week, the national office announced Wednesday. Charoensirisuttikhul was selected based on her performances from April 16 - April 22 and was chosen out of a pool of conference, Association of Independent Institutions and unaffiliated group winners.
National Tennis Player of the Week
Peeraya Charoensirisuttikhul, Brenau (Ga.)
Fr., Marietta, Ga.
• Along with Player of the Week honors, Charoensirisuttikhul also earned the Appalachian Athletic Conference Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year awards. She was also named to the All-Conference Team, All-Freshman Team, All-Academic Team, and Champions of Character Team.
• Charoensirisuttikhul lead Brenau to an undefeated season in the conference, as well as the conference title. Brenau did not give up a single point in three matches during the conference tournament. Brenau receives an automatic bid to the NAIA National Championship
• The freshman finishes the regular season with a singles record of 9-8 and a doubles record of 12-8
For complete Player of the Week calendar, click here
Nominees: Abigail Lemberger, William Woods (Mo.) ; Tamara Klimek, Missouri Baptist ; Sofia Scholl, St. Francis (Ill.) ; Caroline Boger, Bethel (Ind.) ; Elise Betscher, Marian (Ind.) ; Kelsey Brown, Hastings (Neb.) ; Katie Golka, College of Saint Mary (Neb.) ; Annie Horn, Concordia (Neb.) ; Mariia Borodii , Xavier (La.) ; Mandi Hiett, Tabor (Kan.) ; Brittany Zipf, McPherson (Kan.) ; Brailey McMinn, Southwestern (Kan.) ; Majella Nobile, Campbellsville (Ky.) ; Jovana Peric, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) ; Alba Perny, LSU Alexandria (La.) ; Kendall Jablonowski, Asbury (Ky.) ; Gloria Kaufman, William Carey (Miss.) ; Emily Chang, Mobile (Ala.) ; Preeti Gokhale, Middle Georgia State ; Alisa Reshetnikova, University of Northwestern Ohi
2017-18 Women's Tennis Composite Award Winners
Week 1 (March 21): Ljiljana Pajcin, Union (Ky.)
Week 2 (March 28): Aleksandra Grela, Keiser (Fla.)
Week 3 (April 04): Ainhoa Garijo Garrido, Cumberland (Tenn.)
Week 4 (April 11): Jovana Peric, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)
Week 5 (April 18): Emerald Able, Georgia Gwinnett
Week 6 (April 25): Peeraya Charoensirisuttikhul, Brenau (Ga.)