Cohen Named Landmark Conference Women’s Tennis Player Of The Week

Cohen Named Landmark Conference Women’s Tennis Player Of The Week
Senior Devon Cohen posted victories in singles and doubles in Scranton's 5-0 win over LaRoche College in an NCAA Tournament first-round match on Friday morning.
Devon Cohen


Senior Devon Cohen (Ambler, Pa./Hatboro-Horsham) went a perfect 4-0 to help The University of Scranton women’s tennis team win a pair of matches last week. As a result, Cohen has been named Landmark Conference Player of the Week for the period ending Sunday, April 21.

Cohen opened the week by posting a pair of victories in a 5-4 non-conference victory over Misericordia on Wednesday, April 17, at Royal Courts. She teamed with freshman Emily Walsh (Scranton, Pa./Scranton Preparatory) for an 8-0 win at No. 2 doubles, then went out and rallied for a 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 win at No. 2 singles.

On Sunday, April 21, Cohen helped Scranton hand Goucher its only Landmark Conference loss of the season, 6-3. She again teamed with Walsh for a win at No. 2 doubles, this time prevailing 8-6. Cohen also earned a win at No. 2 singles when her opponent retired with Cohen leading 7-6 (7-4), 4-1.

On the season, Cohen is 8-6 in singles play, including 4-2 in conference matches. She is 6-8 in doubles play, including 3-3 in conference matches.

Cohen and the Royals will begin defense of their Landmark Conference championship as the No. 3 seed and will visit second-seeded Catholic on Wednesday, April 24, at 3:30 p.m. 

--ROYALS--

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