The Con Edison Westchester Scholastic Sports Award Program recognizes the ‘Scholar Athlete of the Week’
“The Con Edison Scholar Athlete of the Week”
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Meet this week’s Con Edison Westchester ‘Scholar Athlete of the Week!’
This week’s winner of the Con Edison’s Westchester Scholar Athlete of the Week is Lucy Freidman, a Senior on the Rye Neck Tennis Team. Lucy has a 5-0 record this season at 1st singles. She has won 40 games and lost only 4. She is the top ranked player in Section One and in the top 10 in New York State.
Con Ed Update- Named All-League and All-Section for the fourth time. Lucy has received interest from these multiple prestigious tennis programs including Amherst, Tufts, Pomona, Haverford,
Swarthmore, RPI and Division 1 teams Lehigh and Lafayette. She will make her college decision in early December and will be continuing her tennis career in college.
Senior, Lucy Friedman, as the #1 seed, went on to win the Singles Tournament and capture the Section 1 Small School Regional Championship. She won 20 straight games en route to the
championship. Lucy won 8-0 in the semi finals and defeated Irvington 6-0, 6-0 in the finals. For the season Lucy was 7-0 at first singles and won 60 total games while only losing 4 games the entire
season. Lucy’s five year regular season record for Rye Neck was 43-4. Lucy was All-League every year, All-Section 3 times and All-State in 2019. She is the top ranked player in Section 1. As her
career has come to a close, she has done all she can as a tennis player. She would have been a strong competitor at the state level this fall if it were not for the pandemic.
Examples of leadership, citizenship and character include being Two year Tennis Captain, West Point Dwight D. Eisenhower Leadership Award, Editor-in-Chief of Yearbook, Tennis, Model UN, HOSA (Future Health Professionals), Student Athlete Coalition, Created a Sports Injury Blog www.back2play.com , Brown University Summer Program (summer 2019), Tennis Instructor at Shenorock Shore Club & Old Oaks Country Club, Community Service – Osborn Nursing Home, Rye Neck Open House’s, Quarantine reading to elementary school kids, Freshman Orientation Leader, Children’s Hope Chest food drives.