Sakinah Abdulsalam named All-GNAC in Tennis

Sakinah Abdulsalam named All-GNAC in Tennis

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – University of Saint Joseph freshman Sakinah Abdulsalam (Bristol, Conn.) was named All-Great Northeast Athletic Conference Second Team in singles, it was announced Monday.

Abdulsalam had an 8-4 overall record at No. 3 for the Blue Jays including 4-2 in GNAC matches. She won her GNAC tournament singles match vs. Albertus Magnus as USJ scored an 8-1 victory to win its first post-season match since 2003.

Abdulsalam also had an 8-7 record at No. 2 doubles, all partnered with Ashley Savino (Old Saybrook, Conn.) USJ finished with an 8-7 overall team record and had back-to-back winning seasons for the first time since 2001-02.