McNeese’s Erlandsson Earns Southland Women’s Tennis Weekly Award

first_imgFRISCO, Texas – McNeese’s Charoline Erlandsson is the Southland Conference Player of the Week, the league announced Tuesday. Southland Conference Players of the Week are presented by UniversalCoin.com. McNeese returns to the court on Thursday to face Eastern Michigan in a neutral-site match in Beaumont at 10 a.m. CT. Honorable Mention: Judit Castillo, Northwestern State; Carrie Casey, Sam Houston State. Women’s Tennis Player of the Week – Charoline Erlandsson, McNeese – Jr. – Stockholm, Sweden Erlandsson helped the Cowgirls (4-0, 0-0 SLC) keep their perfect record intact as they notched three consecutive home wins on the week. McNeese opened with a 7-0 victory over Prairie View A&M on Friday before defeating UTSA 5-2 on Saturday. The Cowgirls wrapped up the week with a 7-0 sweep against UL Lafayette on Sunday. Beginning the week with a 6-0, 6-0 straight sweep over Prairie View A&M’s Jessica Lackey, Erlandsson set the tone for a perfect weekend at No. 5 singles. The junior from Stockholm, Sweden, did not concede a set in her three singles matches, winning Saturday’s contest against UTSA’s Kylee Kati 6-1, 6-2, and Sunday’s match to UL Lafayette’s Marina Garcia 6-4, 6-3. She also won all three doubles matches for the weekend with Phonexay Chitdara at the No. 3 slot. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athlete is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on at least 25 percent of ballots.last_img read more

United in talks with Mourinho over new contract

first_imgIt is believed talks between Mourinho’s agent, Jorge Mendes, and United began in October.United are currently second in the Premier League, 15 points behind leaders Manchester City, and have progressed through to the last 16 of the Champions League, where they will face Sevilla.Mourinho has admitted United are finding it difficult to compete with City and Paris Saint-Germain in the transfer market and suggested his squad requires massive investment to enable them to compete with Europe’s elite clubs.In October, he spoke glowingly about what is taking at PSG, who shattered the world transfer record last summer to sign Neymar from Barcelona for £198m and followed that up by agreeing a deal with Monaco for Kylian Mbappe worth £166m.“At the moment in Paris there is something special. Magic, quality, youth – it’s fantastic,” Mourinho said.In the same interview with French television, Mourinho expressed a “desire to do new things” and said he does not intend to finish his career at United.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Mourinho is currently midway through the three-year contract he signed when succeeding Louis van Gaal in May 2016.LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 4 – Manchester United are in talks with Jose Mourinho regarding a contract extension.Mourinho is currently midway through the three-year contract he signed when succeeding Louis van Gaal in May 2016.last_img read more