DIAZ DELGADO TABBED A-10 ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

RICHMOND, Va. – VCU women's tennis freshman Paola Exposito Diaz Delgado has been named the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week, the league announced Wednesday.

Diaz Delgado won both her matches at the No. 2 singles position in support of a 2-0 weekend for the Rams at the VCU 4-1 Invitational. She notched both victories in dominating fashion, losing just three games across four sets. The freshman from Almeria, Spain beat Drexel's Kendra Bunch 6-3, 6-0 on Jan. 19, and Campbell's Lea Cutura 6-0, 6-0 on Jan. 20.

The Rams are back in action next week when they host in-state rival Old Dominion at the Thalhimer Tennis Center, with first serve set for 3 p.m.