Penn State Harrisburg Sweeps NEAC Tennis Players of the Week

Penn State Harrisburg's Nick Rohn & Rachael Lim
Penn State Harrisburg's Nick Rohn & Rachael Lim

LATHAM, N.Y. – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Penn State Harrisburg’s Nick Rohn and Rachael Lim as men’s and women’s tennis Players of the Week.

Nick Rohn (Whitehall, Pa.) opened his collegiate career, by earning a pair of victories in Penn State Harrisburg's 5-4 win over Elizabethtown on Sunday afternoon. The freshman teamed with Austin Stehman to earn an 8-1 victory at No. 2 doubles before picking up a 6-2, 2-0 win in the No. 2 singles outing when his opponent retired while trailing in the second set.

Rachael Lim (Moonachie, N.J.) continued the strong start to her collegiate career by picking up four victories last week for the Nittany Lions. In a 5-4 team loss at Lebanon Valley on Thursday, the freshman teamed with Sydney Nye to win 8-3 at No. 1 doubles before handling LVC's top singles player 6-0, 6-2. Her wins against Elizabethtown helped hand the Blue Jays their first loss of the year and secure the Lions' first-ever win over Elizabethtown. Lim again teamed with Nye for an 8-5 win in the top doubles match before adding her fourth victory of the week with a three-set decision in the No. 1 singles matchup.

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The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has 12 NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Cazenovia College, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Morrisville State, Penn College, Penn State Abington, Penn State Berks, Penn State Harrisburg, SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Poly, and Wells College. Associate members are: Alfred State (M Lacrosse), Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), College of Saint Elizabeth (M Tennis & M Volleyball), D’Youville College (W Lacrosse), Hilbert College (M&W Lacrosse), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse), Rutgers University – Camden (M Golf), SUNY Potsdam (M Volleyball) and Wilson College (M Volleyball). The NEAC has also partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sport of men’s tennis and women’s tennis. For more information, please visit: www.neacsports.com.