Student-Athlete of the Week Announced
Courtesy: Southern Conference
Release: 01/30/2013
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Davidson's Brites Moniz-Soares
Courtesy: Southern Conference
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Davidson's Brites Moniz-Soares, a junior women's tennis player, has been named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for January 30, the league office announced today.

Moniz-Soares picked up points for the Wildcats in both singles and doubles competition to lead the Wildcats to a 4-3 win over UNC Asheville this past weekend. Moniz-Soares scored a 7-5, 6-4 victory over UNCA's Zoe Hamel at No. 1 singles. She then teamed with Elaina Cummer to defeat Hamel and Ericka Rivero by a score of 8-4 in No. 1 doubles action.

The economics major currently holds a 3.955 GPA.

Other nominees included Appalachian State women’s basketball’s Maryah Sydnor, The Citadel men’s basketball’s Mike Groselle, Georgia Southern women’s basketball’s MiMi DuBose, and Chattanooga women’s tennis’s Jenna Nurik.

Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week
Sept. 5: Christina Dorismond, Volleyball, Furman
Sept. 12: Nathan Wanuch, Cross Country, Chattanooga
Sept. 19: Carson Smith, Football, The Citadel
Sept. 26: Kate Van Dyke, Volleyball, Georgia Southern
Oct. 3: Lauren Hein, Women's Soccer, UNCG
Oct. 10: Julia Singley, Women's Soccer, Davidson
Oct. 17: Rachel Woodlee, Volleyball, Wofford
Oct. 24: Laura Greb, Women's Soccer, Western Carolina
Oct. 31: Paul Chelimo, Cross Country, UNCG
Nov. 7: Clark Sechrest, Football, Western Carolina
Nov. 14: Moriah Bellissimo, Volleyball, Georgia Southern
Nov. 21: Christina Dorismond, Volleyball, Furman
Nov. 28: Kayla Christopher, Women's Basketball, Chattanooga
Dec. 5: Courtney Freeman, Women's Basketball, Appalachian State
Dec. 12: Aaron Hansen, Wrestling , The Citadel
Dec. 19: Nick Soto, Wrestling, Chattanooga
Jan. 9: Kelsey Evans, Women's Basketball, Elon
Jan. 16: Nate Healy, Men's Basketball, Appalachian State
Jan. 23: Anna Claire Knight, Women's Basketball, Georgia Southern
Jan. 30: Brites Moniz-Soares, Women's Tennis, Davidson

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