2022 NAIA Women's Tennis Players of the Week

Women's Tennis - Keiser University
Isabella Perez Flores of Keiser (Fla.)

Student-athletes were nominated for their performances and were selected out of a pool of conference and Continental Athletic Conference award winners.


Quick Find: Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 | Week 6 | Week 7 | Week 8


Week 8 (May 4, 2022)

Player of the Week: Isabella Perez Flores, Keiser (Fla.)

 

Isabella Perez Flores was undefeated this past week and helped her Seahawks to a pair of ranked wins over No. 14 Southeastern (Fla.) and No. 6 SCAD Savannah (Ga.). The sophomore dropped just one game in doubles and earned the game-clinching points in both matches.

 

Nominees: Catherine Coe, Southwestern (Kan.); Veronika Kovalchuk, Northwestern Ohio


 

Week 7 (April 27, 2022)

Player of the Week: Iryna Lysykh, Georgia Gwinnett

 

Iryna Lysykh helped the No. 1-ranked Grizzlies to a win over NCAA DII West Alabama on the way to her 10th consecutive singles match victory. The sophomore is 13-0 in doubles this season.

 

Nominees: Tomomi Nagao, Cumberlands (Ky.); Monalisa Chakraborty, Southwestern (Kan.); Isadora Marcondes, Middle Georgia State; Olivia Scattini, LSU Alexandria (La.); Ashlee Fisk, Indiana Wesleyan


 

Week 6 (April 20, 2022)

Player of the Week: Kareemah Muhammad, Xavier (La.)

 

Kareemah Muhammad notched a critical singles victory against NAIA ITA No. 24-ranked Valeriya Shurbina of William Carey (Miss.) on the way to the upset team victory.

 

Nominees: Ximena Matamoros, Cornerstone (Mich.); Angela Mendoza, Campbellsville (Ky.); Maria Jose Reynaldo Toledo, Mobile (Ala.); Erica Paradise, McPherson (Kan.); Kareemah Muhammad, Xavier (La.); Sofia Morales, Concordia (Neb.); Narjis Mzibri, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.)


 

Week 5 (April 13, 2022)

Player of the Week: Stephanie Petit, Montreat (N.C.)

 

Stephanie Petit led the Cavaliers to two, Top 25 wins, including one over a Top 10 opponent. The senior went 3-0 in both singles and doubles and earned a win over an ITA Top 30 ranked opponent. This is her second time to win the award this season.

 

Nominees: Daniela Herrera, Bethel (Kan.); Neo Mafuyeka, Northwestern Ohio; Isadora Oliveira, Middle Georgia State; Meiri Okuwaki, Cumberlands (Ky.); Emma Dahlhoff, Morningside (Iowa); Lena Golz, Indiana Wesleyan; Lina Boylan, Lewis-Clark State (Idaho)


 

Week 4 (April 6, 2022)

Player of the Week: Lena Golz, Indiana Wesleyan

 

Lena Golz was a critical piece of the puzzle for Indiana Wesleyan this week. The junior went 3-0 in singles and 4-0 in doubles as she helped the No. 3-ranked Wildcats to a 4-0 week and a win over No. 23 William Woods (Mo.).

 

Nominees: Olivia Brubacher, Tabor (Kan.); Otone Odajima, Tennessee Southern; Ava Macke, Doane (Neb.); Abigail Simms, Indiana Tech; Ana Zavala, William Woods (Mo.); Juliette Finch, Xavier (La.); Anna Ruiz Masip, Middle Georgia State; Stephanie Petit, Montreat (N.C.); Maria Camila Puente, St. Thomas (Fla.); Lena Golz, Indiana Wesleyan; Johanna Sotelo-Mena, Ottawa (Ariz.)


 

Week 3 (March 30, 2022)

Player of the Week: Alexandra Parra, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)

 

Alexandra Parra helped her team to a 3-0 week after six wins across both singles and doubles at the No. 1 position in each. The junior was critical in victories over a pair of RV teams.

 

Nominees: Yana Goranova, Ottawa (Kan.); Giulia Leali, Ottawa (Ariz.); Annabella Natalini, Blue Mountain (Miss.); Teodora Jovic, Union (Ky.); Abigail Chaney, Evangel (Mo.); Olga Aliagas Mejina, Lawrence Tech (Mich.); McKenna Mountain, Saint Katherine (Calif.); Ava Macke, Doane (Neb.); Stephanie Petit, Montreat (N.C.); Bente Burgersdijk, Holy Cross (Ind.)


 

Week 2 (March 23, 2022)

Player of the Week: Stephanie Petit, Montreat (N.C.)

 

Stephanie Petit went 3-1 on the week and picked-up a win at No. 1 singles against NCAA DI opponent, Southeast Missouri State. The senior helped to lead her team to a win over No. 8 Union (Ky.).

 

Nominees: Marina Prieto, William Carey (Miss.); Renata Castillo, Cornerstone (Mich.); Daniela Herrera, Bethel (Kan.); Lucia Mora, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.); Priscila Baptista, Southeastern (Fla.); Ari Lumanog, Midland (Neb.); Neo Mafuyeka, Northwestern Ohio; Gabriella Noa, St. Francis (Ill.); Ana Bjelica, Evangel (Mo.)


 

Week 1 (March 16, 2022)

Player of the Week: Lia Pena, St. Thomas (Fla.)

 

Lia Pena went 4-0 in both singles and doubles, including a pair of wins against NCAA Division I opponent Duquesne. The junior also collected wins against NCAA Division II Rockhurst.

 

Nominees: Marie Peters, Texas A&M - Texarkana; Denisse Lizano, St. Francis (Ill.); Tomomi Nagao, Cumberlands (Ky.); Sela Clifford, Spring Arbor (Mich.); Kylie Enarson, Milligan (Tenn.); Selina Pichler, Georgia Gwinnett; Sabrina Goetzen, William Carey (Miss.); Joska Volder, Aquinas (Mich.)


 

2022 Composite Winners 

Week 1 (March 16): Lia Pena, St. Thomas (Fla.)
Week 2 (March 23): Stephanie Petit, Montreat (N.C.)
Week 3 (March 30): Alexandra Parra, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)
Week 4 (April 6): Lena Golz, Indiana Wesleyan
Week 5 (April 13): Stephanie Petit, Montreat (N.C.)
Week 6 (April 20): Kareemah Muhammad, Xavier (La.)
Week 7 (April 27): Iryna Lysykh, Georgia Gwinnett
Week 8 (May 4): Isabella Perez Flores, Keiser (Fla.)
 

 

 

 

 

Championship Information

NAIA Women's Tennis Championship

42nd ANNUAL WOMEN'S TENNIS
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
May 16-20, 2023
Mobile Tennis Center
Mobile, Ala.