MANTECON AND MANYONGA GARNERS SECOND-CONSECUTIVE CIAA WEEKLY HONORS

MANTECON AND MANYONGA GARNERS SECOND-CONSECUTIVE CIAA WEEKLY HONORS

CHARLOTTE, N.C.   For the second straight week, senior Carmen Mantecon (Madrid, Spain) and freshman Kundai Manyonga (Harare, Zimbabwe) of the Shaw University women's tennis team was voted as the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Player and Rookie of the Week announced by the league office Monday afternoon.

Mantecon was selected as the CIAA Women's Tennis Player of the Week after going 3-0 performance in both singles and doubles during the Lady Bears 3-0 weekend at the CIAA Round-Up at Elizabeth City State.

Similar to Mantecon, Manyonga tabbed the CIAA Women's Tennis Rookie of the Week honor after posting a 3-0 record in both doubles competition and singles play to help the Lady Bears route Bowie State, Elizabeth City State and Virginia Union.

Shaw (5-3) will travel to Livingstone Tuesday (Mar. 12) for a 1 p.m. start for its division opener.

For the most up-to-date information on Shaw women's tennis and its 13 varsity sport teams, visit shawbears.com.