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Patel Garners USA South Weekly Honor

Patel Garners USA South Weekly Honor

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - Junior standout Puja Patel was named the USA South Women's Tennis Player of the Week Monday as Meredith College posted a 2-1 record last week. All at the no. 1 spot, Patel finished 2-0 in singles and 2-1 in doubles versus her USA South opponents.

Patel was one of three Avenging Angels to claim victory over Christopher Newport last Tuesday. The Captains rank 13th regionally among NCAA Division III programs.

She and partner Caroline Hunt swept the competition at Ferrum College Friday, and Patel delivered a pair of wins Saturday at Maryville.

The Avenging Angels are back in action Tuesday playing host to N.C. Wesleyan. Doubles pairings are slated to begin at 3 p.m. on the Meredith courts.