High Point, N.C.- Coker College’s Alyssa Blanchard has been selected as the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas women's tennis Player of the Week during week number three in the 2011 season.

The junior had an outstanding week of tennis for the Coker women as she led the team to a 2-1 record, while going a perfect 3-0 at No. 1 singles. Blanchard faced stiff competition this week and came through with three big wins against two of the top teams in the conference in Lees-McRae and Queens. In addition to her solid singles play, Blanchard and her partner Stephanie Medley picked up two solid wins at No.1 doubles against Lees-McRae and Belmont Abbey. Coker is currently 3-2 overall and 2-2 in the conference.