April 11, 2006
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WOMEN'S PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Andreea Novaceanu - Buffalo
Sophomore - Bucharest, Romania/Emil Racovita
Novaceanu went 3-1 last week to extend her school record singles win total to 23 with straight set victories over Elizabeth Syrova of Eastern Michigan (6-2, 7-5) and Myriam Cueva of Toledo (6-4, 7-5). Novaceanu is currently on a 10-match singles winning streak and is 13-1 in dual meet competition this season. She went 1-1 with doubles partner Tina Jacob over the weekend, winning in the number two match against Eastern Michigan but dropping the number one match against Toledo on Saturday.
Vanessa Frankowski - Eastern Michigan
Sophomore - Stuttgart, Germany-Albertus Magus Gymnasium
Frankowski helped EMU to a 1-1 MAC record over the weekend. She tallied a 3-1 record combined in singles and doubles play versus Buffalo and Akron. Frankowski defeated Natalie Dean (Buffalo), 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 and Amy Sherlock (Akron), 6-4, 6-2 at the No. 3 singles spot to maintain a perfect 5-0 MAC record. Also teamed with junior Yana Parfenyuk at No. 1 doubles to defeat Gombera/Larson (Akron) 8-4.
Victoria Pulido - Miami
Sophomore - Cuernavaca, Mexico/ITESM-Morelos
Playing up a spot in Miami's singles lineup due to illness elsewhere, Pulido went 2-0 in singles play and tied for the team lead with 12 dual-meet singles wins this season. Pulido cruised to a 6-0, 6-1 win over NIU's Chrissy Nagel at No. 4 singles Saturday and tallied Miami's lone point versus nationally-ranked Marshall at fourth singles, battling past Shannon Brown, 6-3, 6-4, with an impressive effort. She has won seven of her last eight singles matches.
Carrie Jeanmaire - Western Michigan
Junior - Belvidere, Ill./Belvidere HS
Carrie Jeanmaire helped the Broncos improve to 5-0 in the MAC with a dominant performance against Bowling Green. Jeanmaire teamed with Malena Remynse to win 8-2 at one doubles and then she didn't lose a game in shutting out Jenna Nussbaum 6-0, 6-0 at two singles.
This Year's Honorees
Jan. 17 - Rattiya Hiranrat, Western Michigan
Jan. 24 - Reedhina Parekh, Western Michigan
Jan. 31 - Eunice Paravicini, Toledo and Kerstin Pahl, W. Michigan
Feb. 7 - Kelsey Jakupcin - Bowling Green
Feb. 14 - Katie Owens - Ball State
Feb. 21 - Catherina Bestahorn, Eastern Michigan
Feb. 28 - Lilian Asuaje, Northern Illinois
Mar. 8 - Andreea Novaceanu, Buffalo; Remy Swain, Miami.
Mar. 15 - Jenna Nussbaum, Bowling Green
Mar. 22 - Reedhina Parekh, Western Michigan
Mar. 28 - Victoria Pulido, Miami
Apr. 4 - Malena Remynse, Western Michigan
Apr. 11 - Andreea Novaceanu, Buffalo