MAC Announces Women's Tennis Player of the Week

Updated 2/13/2008

Women’s Tennis POW


Kelsey Jakupcin
Bowling Green Junior ● Dublin, Ohio (Bishop Watterson)

Jakupcin helped the Falcons to a pair of wins last weekend, as BG improved to 5-0 on the season ... the 5-0 start is BGSU's best in 25 years ... won both of her matches at the top flights (singles and doubles) vs. UIC, teaming with freshman Christine Chiricosta in doubles ... vs. Indiana State, she and Chiricosta lost in doubles for the first time in seven matches ... but, recovered to post a win over a nationally-ranked opponent, in straight sets ... downed ISU's Jennifer Migan -- ranked fourth in the Midwest Region and 49th in the nation in the latest ITA rankings -- by a 6-4, 6-4 results ... just a junior, already ranks 17th on the BGSU career singles win list, with 47 ... is tied for 17th in school history with 90 overall career wins (47 singles, 43 doubles) ... this season, is 8-5 in singles and 11-6 in doubles to date.


Other Nominations:


Ashley Frey, Toledo
Frey teamed with Maha Guirguis for the lone doubles win for the Rockets. They beat UICs Ilinca Cristescu and Suzanna Gracanin 8-7 (2) in a tiebreaker. Guirguis and Frey are 4-0 when they team up and 1-0 at the No. 2 doubles spot. Frey then defeated UICs Kristen McPhillips 6-1, 6-3 at the No. 3 spot. Frey is 15-2 in singles and 1-0 at the No. 3 spot in the line up.

Dora Delgadillo, Northern Illinois
At number five singles Dora Delgadillo (NIU) def. Cara Huck (EIU), 6-3, 6-2


Diana Toia, Buffalo

Toia was a pivotal member in UB's 6-1 victory over Syracuse this past weekend.  Toia teamed up with Smaranda Stan for an 8-3 victory in doubles, helping the Bulls sweep the doubles point.  In singles play, Toia was the first to finish her match as she easily defeated Jacquelynn Tang, 6-2, 6-0. Toia currently has six singles wins on the year and her 11 doubles Victories are tops on the team.


Vanessa Frankowski, Eastern Michigan

Vanessa Frankowski won her second straight match in two sets, 6-2, 6-3, over the Mountaineers Percival. Frankowski improves her overall record to 3-1, all at the No. 1 singles spot


Anastasia Dracheva, Miami University
Dracheva spearheaded Miami to a pair of weekend wins, pushing the RedHawks win streak to five straight matches Dracheva went 4-0 over the weekend, picking up a pair of wins at No. 1 singles to move to 6-0 on the season at the first flight and a pair of wins a No. 2 doubles at No. 1 singles, Dracheva downed East Tennessee States Yevgeniya Stupak 6-3, 6-4 along with posting an 8-5 doubles win to help Miami to a 5-2 win against ETSU against Eastern Kentucky, Dracheva topped Svetlana Pimenova 6-3, 6-3 at No. 1 singles and then helped produce Miamis most dominant doubles win of the weekend with an 8-2 win at No. 2 doubles the RedHawks swept EKU 7-0, marking their fourth such win in five matches.

Emma Retter, Ball State
Retter managed a No. 3 doubles victory over Valparaiso on Friday alongside teammate Hayley Hall beating Valpo, 8-0. Retter carried her doubles win onto her singles play capturing a 6-2, 6-3 victory at No. 4.