CAA Men’s and Women’s Tennis Weekly Awards – February 16

RICHMOND, Va. (February 16, 2022) – The CAA announced its weekly winners in men’s and women’s tennis on Wednesday. UNCW Senior David Innocenti and the William & Mary doubles team of graduate students Harrison Brown and junior george davis earned male accolades. Women’s tennis honors went to Charleston Junior Slade Coetzee and the William & Mary senior doubles team Mila Saric and freshman Hedda Gurholt.

CAA Male Tennis Player of the Week
Davide Innocenti, Sr., UNCW (Florence, Italy)

Innocenti posted a 2-0 record in No. 2 singles and picked up a pair of wins in No. 1 doubles to lead UNCW past Coastal Carolina (4-3) and Troy (6-1) last week. The senior beat Giraldo Diego of Coastal, 6-3, 6-2, and beat Pelayo Antuna of Troy, 6-3, 4-6, 1-1 (retired) in singles. He teamed up with Reece Falck in doubles for a 7-6(5) win over Coastal who picked up the point in doubles and followed that up with a 6-2 triumph over Troy.

CAA Men’s Tennis Doubles Team of the Week

Harrison Brown, Gr., William & Mary (Brisbane, Australia)

George Davis, Jr., William & Mary (London, England)

Brown and Davis won their third straight No. 1 doubles match to help William and Mary defeat state foe Radford, 5-2. The duo beat RU’s Andres Silva and Demis Taramonlis, 6-2, as the tribe took the doubles point. Brown added a 7-5, 7-6 triumph in the singles lead.

CAA Women’s Tennis Player of the Week

Slade Coetzee, Jr., Charleston (Miami Beach, Florida)

Coetzee went 3-0 at No. 1 singles and added a pair of wins at No. 1 doubles in Charleston’s three games last week. The highlight of the week was a 3-6, 7-6 (5), 1-0 (10-5) triumph over Clemson’s Eleni Louka. She also edged Nadja Meier of Georgia Southern, 6-4, 7-6, and beat Semlali Hind of South Carolina State, 3-6, 6-4, 1-0. Coetzee and partner Halli Trinkle were 2-0 in first place in the doubles with wins over SCSU and GSU, while their match with Clemson was tied at 2-2 when it was called off.

CAA Women’s Tennis Doubles Team of the Week

Mila Saric, Sr. William & Mary (Los-Cristianos-Arona, Tenerife, Spain)

Hedda Gurholt, Father, William & Mary (Oslo, Norway)

Saric and Gurholt improved to 4-0 in double No.1s this season after dominating performances in team wins over Radford (7-0) and George Mason (7-0). The Tribe duo have gone undefeated in 12 straight games, shutting out Salma Loudili and Malin Falk of Radford, 6-0, and Hannah Yang and Paige La of Mason, 6-0.

CAA Men’s Tennis Players of the Week
January 26 – Matvey Radionov, Drexel
February 2 – James Wilkinson, Delaware
February 9 – George Davis, William and Mary
February 16 – Davide Innocenti, UNCW

CAA Men’s Tennis Doubles Team of the Week
January 26 – Holden Koons/Youssef Sadek, James Madison
February 2 – Reece Falck/Davide Innocenti, UNCW
February 9 – Pascal Wagemaker/James Wilkinson, Delaware
February 16 – Harrison Brown/George Davis, William & Mary

CAA Women’s Tennis Player of the Week
January 26 – Natalia Nikolopoulou, James Madison
February 2 – Sibel Tanik, Elon
February 9 – Hedda Gurholt, William and Mary
February 16 – Slade Coetzee, Charleston

CAA Women’s Doubles Team of the Week
January 26 – Daniela Voloh/Michelle Los Arcos, James Madison
February 2 – Eliza Askarova/Julieta Honrubia, Delaware
February 9 – Daria Afanasyeva/Kylie Moulin, James Madison
February 16 – Mila Saric/Hedda Gurholt, William & Mary


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