Cambridge, Mass.- UAlbany tennis' sophomore Rocio Lopez Alberca was named America East Player of the Week, which was voted on by the conference office. Lopez went 4-0 last week, 2-0 in the No. 1 singles and 2-0 in the No. 1 doubles with Livia Gherman. The Great Danes went 1-1 last week with a win over Army, 4-3, and fell to Florida Atlantic, 6-1.
Lopez, a Madrid, Spain native, began the week off by winning her No. 1 singles over Army's Erin Colton, in three sets, to clinch the match. She also contributed in the Army match by winning her No. 1 doubles with Livia Gherman, 9-7, to win the doubles points. Then against Florida Atlantic, Lopez won her No. 1 singles, in straight sets, against Florida Atlantic's Justine Humair to win UAlbany's only point in the match.
UAlbany continues its 2012 spring schedule against Cleveland State on Thursday, March 15 at Boca Raton, Fla.