Kallysta Lopez named SCIAC Athlete of the Week

Kallysta Lopez named SCIAC Athlete of the Week

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SCIAC Athletes of the Week

WHITTIER, Calif. – The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Athletes of the Week were announced Tuesday by the conference office.  Sophomore Kallysta Lopez (Whittier, Calif.) was recognized as the Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week in the fifth week of voting.

Lopez helped the Poets to a 1-1 week that featured a 6-3 win over Hardin-Simmons and a 7-2 loss to Rhodes.  Lopez was 1-1 in doubles and 2-0 in singles. She fell at No. 3 doubles, 8-5 against Rhodes before responding with an 8-1 victory against Hardin-Simmons. In singles play, she won 6-3, 7-5 against Rhodes, and 6-3, 6-3 against Hardin-Simmons.   

Whittier returns to the courts this evening, March 12 when they host Southwest Missouri State beginning at 5:00pm.