High Point, N.C- Coker College’s Alyssa Blanchard (3-8 overall, 1-3 conf.) has been selected as the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas women's tennis Player of the Week during week number five in the 2010 season.

Blanchard was a perfect 3-0 in singles play at the No. 1 spot for the Lady Cobras this week, including two conference victories over Barton and Belmont Abbey and a 6-2, 6-4 win over Division I George Mason University. Add to that a record of 2-1 in doubles play; that includes wins over Conference Carolinas opponents and Blanchard had a tremendous week on the hard court for Coker. As the No. 1 player for the Lady Cobras all season, Blanchard has a 3-1 conference singles record and a 2-2 conference doubles record. Overall she is 5-6 in both singles and doubles play.