Amelia Verkerk

head shot photo of Hollins tennis player Amelia Verkerk in her green uniform top
Amelia Verkerk is the Hollins Student-Athlete of the Week

Amelia Verkerk of the tennis team is the Hollins Student-Athlete of the Week. The tennis team wrapped up their 2018 spring regular season with a pair of Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) matches. Hollins would defeat Shenandoah, 7-2, on Saturday before falling to the second ranked Yellow Jackets of Randolph-Macon on Sunday, 6-3. Verkerk completed the final weekend of her Hollins career with three wins in four tries. Against the Hornets, the senior teamed with Sarah Snoddy to win at #2 doubles in advance of winning at #2 singles, 6-4 and 6-4. On Sunday, Verkerk took the court for the final time at Hollins in #2 singles. Amelia took control early in dispatching of her opponent, 6-1 and 6-4, giving her three consecutive ODAC singles wins to wrap up her career.