Contributed photo — Amelia Weeks recently finished her tennis career at Saint Michael’s College.

South Whidbey grad wraps up tennis career with honors

  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017 8:00am
  • Life

Amelia Weeks, a 2013 graduate of South Whidbey High School and senior at Saint Michael’s College, was named to the Northeast-10 Conference Weekly Honor Roll for the week ending on Oct. 1.

It was Weeks’ first weekly accolade of her career.

Weeks played four years for Saint Michael’s College, located in Colchester, Va. She led the team in overall wins (14) this season and also earned career highs in singles wins (6) and doubles wins (8). She was also a two-year captain. Her career ended on Oct. 14, though she earned honors throughout her career, including the Fall NE10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll from 2014-2016.

Weeks competed in the class 1A state girls championships in 2o13.

“She’s been a great student-athlete here, a wonderful person to get to know,” said Josh Kessler, director of athletic communications for Saint Michael’s College.

Contributed photo — Amelia Weeks was a two-year captain at Saint Michael’s College.

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