Barry's Pocza Lands Women's Tennis of the Week Honors
Barry senior Barbi Pocza has been named Sunshine State Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week for the period ending April 10.
Pocza (Gyor Hungary) posted a pair of singles upsets to lead the No. 4 Buccaneers to a 2-1 record against three nationally-ranked opponents. Ranked No. 8 in Division II singles, Pocza played in the top flight in both singles and doubles action. Despite her team’s 6-3 loss to No. 3 Lynn, Pocza posted a 6-2, 6-4 win over No. 7 Magdalena Ekert. She also downed No. 5 Alida Mueller-Wehlau 3-6, 7-6, 6-1 to help the Buccaneers defeat No. 1 Armstrong Atlantic 6-3. She joined Laura Boguet for an 8-3 doubles victory over AASU’s duo of Aleksandra Filipovsk and Barbora Krtickova. Pocza also collected a 6-1, 6-1 win over Dana Burobina in the Buccaneers’ 9-0 sweep at No. 20 Nova Southeastern. She and Boguet defeated Kamryn Blackwood and Oksana Krutiyenko 8-3 in doubles play.
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