MAC Awards Women's Tennis Player of the Week

Updated 3/12/2009


MAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week

Kathryn Friedlund ? Northern Illinois

Sophomore - Parkville, Mo. (Park Hill South)

Friedlund posted wins in both singles and doubles in Northern Illinois' 5-2 win over in-state rival Bradley last Friday (March 6).    At the No. 2 doubles position, Friedlund teamed up with Emily Rogers to post an 8-7 win.  Then, at No. 2 singles, she dished out a convincing 6-1, 6-1 win over Bradley's Veronika Wojakowska.


Additional Nominees


Zara Harutyunyan ? Akron

Freshman - Yerevan, Armenia (Yerevan Secondary School No. 134)

With her singles and doubles wins over IPFW on Sunday, Harutyunyan became the single-season wins leader in the 33-year history of the UA program, with her 54th and 55th victories of the year. She broke the record of 54 set by Mendy McMurtry in the 1990-91 season. The doubles win was also her 19th straight this season when paired with sophomore Anna Baronayte, and her singles victory improved her record in dual-match play to 12-0 this season.


Previous Honorees

Jan. 20: Zara Harutyunyan ? Akron

Jan. 27: Maha Guirguis ? Toledo

Feb. 4: Ashley Moccia - Western Michigan

Feb. 11: Kerstin Pahl - Western Michgan

Feb. 18: Tanyaradzwa Gombera ? Akron

Feb. 25: Zara Harutyunyan ? Akron

Mar. 4: Emily Dudzik ? Western Michigan