Wallwork Named Centennial Performer of the Year for Third Consecutive Season; DuBrin, Rosenblum Also Honored


LANCASTER, Pa. -- Senior Rachel Wallwork was named Centennial Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Year for the third consecutive season,  while sophomore Rosie DuBrin and freshman Emily Rosenblum were also honored as second-team singles selections, the Conference  announced on Friday afternoon. Wallwork and Rosenblum also earned first-team doubles honors.

Wallwork is a three-time All-Centennial selection.

Wallwork (Washington, D.C. / Georgetown Day)  was a perfect 5-0 in Conference play this season, part of her 24 consecutive Centennial Conference singles winning streak.  Playing at No. 1 singles for Swarthmore in 2009-10, Wallwork  finished the season 14-4.

Wallwork is the second Swarthmore women’s tennis player to receive Player of the Year  accolades on three occasions (Anjani Reddy ’04 won it four times – 2001-04) while becoming third Swarthmore player (and eighth overall) to earn Player of the Year Honors. Wallwork also becomes the 17th player in Conference history to earn first-team All-Centennial Conference honors three times.

DuBrin (Rochester, N.Y. - Pittsford Sutherland) makes the second team for the first time after an impressive sophomore campaign. DuBrin went 9-5 overall and 6-2 in Centennial Conference  singles play, splitting time between No. 1, 2 and3 singles. In Centennial play, DuBrin finished 3-0 at No. 1 singles

Rosenblum (Berwyn, PA - Friends Central) is a first-team doubles selection with Wallwork, while making the second team in singles. In doubles play, she paired up with Wallwork to post a 13-4 overall record and 5-2 mark in the Conference matches. In singles competition, she was 13-6 and an impressive 9-1 in CC play.

Swarthmore hosts Dickinson tomorrow in the first round of the Centennial Conference playoffs (11:00 a.m.)

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