Goldsmith Named ECC Women's Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year for Second Consecutive Time
OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. - The East Coast Conference recently announced its annual scholar-athlete of the year recipients at its year-end awards dinner at New York Institute of Technology, and Queens College junior Erika Goldsmith (Edison, N.J.) picked up the top women's tennis accolades for the second-straight season.
Goldsmith is a double major in biology and geology, and helped head coach Alan Nagel's Knights to an 18-2 record in dual-match play and the team's third-consecutive trip to the NCAA Division II Championships Round of 16. Goldsmith went 13-8 in singles competition at the top of the QC lineup, and the 2011 ECC Player of the Year also registered a 9-5 mark in doubles action. She entered the NCAA Championships as the ninth-ranked singles player in the East Region according to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, and teamed with freshman Francesca Fanchin (New York, N.Y.) to form the second-ranked doubles squad in the region.