DeRienzo Named NEC Rookie of the Week
Fairfield, CT - Freshman Katie DeRienzo (Douglaston, NY) has been name Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week after winning both her doubles and singles matches against Fairfield last week. Derienzo improved to 5-2 in dual match play and 10-4 overall with a 6-2, 2-6, 6-2 victory over Allison Radde in Sacred Heart's 4-3 setback to defending MAAC champion Fairfield on Saturday.
The #3 singles player has now won four straight matches for the Pioneers. DeRienzo also paired with Lindsey Post (Danbury, CT) to collect an 8-4 win at #2 doubles.