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.
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.
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