By Chuck Tidmore
Sports Information Assistant
Catala was named Women's Tennis Rookie of the Week while Powell was named Baseball Rookie of the Week.
Catala finished the weekend with a 3-0 record at No. 1 singles and took a 2-0 record in doubles play.
In Thursday's 7-2 win against Point, the freshman teamed with Zoya Robinson at No. 2 doubles to take an 8-4 win. In singles play, she lost the first set 1-6, but responded with a 7-6 (7-0) second set and closed the match with a 10-6 tie-breaker win.
In a 9-0 sweep against Wesleyan, Catala cruised to a 6-2, 6-2 win at No. 1 singles.
In Sunday's 8-1 win against Agnes Scott, the LaBelle, Fla. native teamed with Mariah Bastos at No. 3 doubles to take an 8-2 win. In singles, she closed her weekend at No. 1 singles with a 6-3, 7-5 win.
Powell, a native of Cantonment, Fla., turned in an 8-for-15 performance, scored four runs and had five RBIs against Washington and Lee and fourth-ranked Emory this past week.
Against Washington and Lee, the freshman went 2-for-4 while driving in two runs and scoring one run in a 10-5 loss.
In a three game weekend against No. 4 Emory, Powell registered six hits, three runs and three RBIs. For the week, Powell turned in a .667 slugging percentage with a .563 on-base percentage.
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