HIGH POINT, N.C. – Barton College's Daria Avram has been named Conference Carolinas Women's Tennis Player of the Week, league officials announced today. Avram is the first conference weekly winner of the year.
Avram, a native of Buzau, ROMANIA, won at both first singles and first doubles this past Sunday in a 7-0 home victory over Methodist in the spring opener.
Avram teamed with junior Marissa Stevenson (Kirk Michael, ISLE OF MAN) to defeat Methodist's Taylor Jackson (Bedford, Texas) and Abby Caddick (Warrington, Pa.) by a score of 6-4 at No. 1 doubles before rallying to down Ashton Walker (Pikeville, N.C.) – 6-7, 7-5, 1-0 (10-4) – at No. 1 singles.
Avram was a 2018 Second-Team All-Conference Carolinas honoree after finishing 11-10 on the year in singles play including a 7-4 mark in league action.
The Barton women's tennis team (1-0) returns to the court on Friday, February 8, against Wingate in the 2019 City of Florence Invitational in Florence, S.C., beginning at 4:00 p.m.