Hendrix college sophomore tennis player Saranya Prathibha has been has been selected as the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Character and Community Female Student-Athlete of the Week for the week ending April 15.
The Bentonville native participates in many campus activities, including serving as president of the Hendrix Tennis Club, a campus organization that teaches tennis and practices with non-athletes on campus. She is also a member of the Hendrix Wind Ensemble and the Warrior Dance Team.
Away from campus, Prathibha is a Volunteer Action Committee member, which is a committee that does community service in the Conway area on selected Saturdays.
Last summer, Prathibha worked at Aldersgate summer camp, near Little Rock. It works with children with disabilities.
The 2012 state freestyle wrestling tournament will be Saturday, May 5, at Springdale Har-Ber High School.
The top three in each weight class (3-pound allowance) will qualify for the junior nationals at Fargo, N.D.
Wrestlers in grades 9-12 are eligible.
Weigh-in will be from 11 a.m.-noon. The tournament will begin at 1 p.m.
Entry fee is $15. Participants must have a USA Wrestling card.