Maryann Zhao Wins SCIAC Athlete of the Week

Maryann Zhao Wins SCIAC Athlete of the Week

LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA. - After helping the Pomona-Pitzer Women's Tennis Team to two straight victories against SCIAC opponents and going undefeated in both singles and doubles, Maryann Zhao has earned SCIAC Athlete of the Week.

Maryann Zhao has performed exceptionally well ever since moving up to the No. 1 singles spot for the Pomona-Pitzer Women's Tennis program. The No. 4 ranked player in the West Region stepped up her game to help the Sagehens go undefeated in the SCIAC, combining with Arianna Chen in No. 1 doubles to an 8-3 victory over Samantha Ferrell and Jane Wright of Occidental College. She also won her no. 1 singles match over Farrell 6-2 and 6-0. In Saturday's match against Caltech, Zhao worked alongside Chen again to win no. 1 doubles over Sarina Liu and Kana Moriyama 8-3. She then took down Moriyama 6-2 and 6-1 in No. 1 singles. Zhao currently holds a 16-6 record in doubles for the 2017-18 season and 12-4 in singles.

The senior is currently 16-6 in doubles and 12-4 in singles play in the 2017-18 season.