LATHAM, N.Y. – Penn State Harrisburg tennis players Sachin Venkatesh and Sydney Nye have swept the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Weekly Awards, with Venkatesh earning men's player of the week honors and Nye picking up women's player of the week recognition.
Venkatesh helped lead the Lions (3-1) to a convincing 9-0 sweep at Misericordia on Friday. The sophomore picked up a 6-2, 7-5 victory from the No. 1 singles spot after teaming with Samir Cuturic to secure an 8-1 win in the top doubles contest.
Nye won both of her matches to help the Blue & White (4-1) edge Misericordia 5-4 on Friday. The senior paired with teammate Rachael Lim to produce an 8-2 win in the No. 1 doubles match before rolling that momentum over into solo action for a 6-2, 6-1 victory in the top singles contest.
The pair join teammates Lim and Nick Rohn as Penn State Harrisburg player to earn the conference's weekly honor this fall.
The men's and women's teams will wrap up the fall portion of their 2019-20 schedules when they host Albright at the Hoverter Tennis Complex on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 10.