Rachel Litchfield (Northbridge, Mass.) of the women's tennis program has been named the Springfield College Athletics Maroon Club Female Student-Athlete of the Week following an impressive week, leading the Pride to a pair of victories.
Litchfield, a Sports Biology major at Springfield College, went 4-0 last week, including a pair of wins at No. 2 doubles with teammate Nicole Piazza (Portland, Conn.), and a pair of wins at No. 3 singles. In a match against Eastern Nazarene, Litchfield and Piazza defeated Veronica Jimenez and Julie Sutton, 8-1, before Litchfield bested Jimenez, 6-0, 6-0, at No. 3 singles. Against Emerson on Saturday, Litchfield and Piazza beat Jamie CoConis and Rachel Scalera, 8-0, before Litchfield took care of CoConis, 6-4, 6-3, on Saturday.