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PFEIFFER SPORTS INFORMATION
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
THOMAS EARNS PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONORS AFTER SECURING DECIDING POINT AT PEMBROKE ON SUNDAY

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Pfeiffer University’s Catie Thomas (1-0 overall, 0-0 conf.) has been selected as the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas women's tennis Player of the Week during week number one in the 2010 season. Thomas got the Lady Falcons tennis program off to a 1-0 start for the 2010 spring season by securing the fifth and deciding point in a 5-4 win at UNC-Pembroke on Sunday.

Thomas, fighting for three sets at #4 singles, took the opener 6-3 and dropped the middle stanza 3-6 before fighting back for a 7-6 win in the third, taking a 14-12 decision in the tiebreaker. Thomas also helped the Lady Falcons sweep all three doubles matches cruising to an 8-1 win at #3 doubles.