CAA Recognizes Olivia Heim and Nataliya Naumova as Women’s Tennis Doubles Team of the Week
RICHMOND, Va. – The Colonial Athletic Association announced Wednesday that the University of Delaware women’s tennis doubles squad of senior Olivia Heim (Gibsonia, Pa.) and sophomore Nataliya Naumova (Moscow, Russia) is the league’s Doubles Team of the Week.
The CAA honored Heim and Naumova after splitting a pair of close matches last week. The duo clinched the doubles point for Delaware in its 6-1 victory over Hofstra by edging the Pride’s Bianca Derrick and Louise Lopez, 9-8 (5) at No. 2 doubles. The pair also dropped a close 8-6 match at the No. 2 spot to Navy’s Erin Snook and Katie Porter.
For the season, Heim and Naumova are 3-3 in No. 2 doubles action.
James Madison senior Jacqueline Palmucci earned CAA Player of the Week accolades.
The Blue Hens travel to Rutgers for a 1 p.m. match Wednesday before hosting Villanova at DuPont Country Club Sunday at 2:45 p.m.