Northampton, MA — For the week ending 2/7/2016, Mount Holyoke’s Rose Minichiello and Amherst’s Darian Ehsani have been named the women’s and men’s [hpow].
A [hpow] should have a significant impact on his or her team’s performance during the prior week and demonstrate sportsmanship. Coaches and Sports Information Directors may nominate players.
Rose Minichiello (Mount Holyoke College): At the annual Seven Sisters Championship, which were held this season at Vassar, Mount Holyoke and Vassar had a close match to decide second place. Senior Rose Minichiello clinched the team match by defeating Vassar’s #7, Emma Glickman, in three games (11-4, 11-2, and 11-3). Mount Holyoke won the team match 5-4. She also defeated Smith’s Caroline Previte at the event.
Darian Ehsani (Amherst College): At the NESCAC Championships, Amherst and Bowdoin met in the match to decide 5th place. Amherst’s Darian Ehsani, a junior, faced Bowdoin’s Satya Butler in the match at the #5 position. After being down 7-10 in the fifth game, Ehsani came back to capture the individual (11-6, 8-11, 14-12, 9-11, and 12-10) and team match.