MAC Announces Women's Tennis Player of the Week

Updated 3/21/2007

 

MAC WOMEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK

March 21, 2007

 

Carrie Jeanmaire ? Western Michigan

Senior - Belvidere, Ill./Belvidere HS

Jeanmaire helped lead Western Michigan to a near upset at No. 35 Michigan on Friday night. Jeanmaire teamed with freshman Emily Dudzik to win 8-3 at No. 3 doubles for their fifth win in a row and second straight against a nationally-ranked team (No. 9 Miami (Fla.) was the other) and then turned around and upset the No. 81 player in the country, Jenny Kuehn, 7-6 (1), 7-5 at No. 1 singles. With her two wins against the Wolverines, Jeanmaire moved into fifth place all-time at WMU with 183 career victories.

 

ADDITIONAL NOMINEES

Sophie Quist ? Ball State

Freshman - Australia/Ascham

In the four matches the Cardinals played during their spring trip to the Carolinas' Quist managed a 2-2 stint at No. 1 singles.  She also combined for a 3-1 record in doubles play.  Quist defeated Chelsea Albertz from the College of Charleston at the No. 1 flight by a score of 6-3, 4-6, 6-2.  Her success continued on the court as she recorded a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Molly Molony helping the Cardinals claim a 4-3 win over UNC Wilmington.

 

Jenna Nussbaum ? Bowling Green

Junior - Glenview, Ill. (Glenbrook South HS)

Was victorious in both singles and doubles as Bowling Green dismantled Wright State by a 7-0 score Sunday (March 18). In singles play, Nussbaum earned a straight-sets victory over WSU's Audra Beckett (6-4, 6-3) at the #2 flight.In doubles play, she teamed with sophomore Kelsey Jakupcin for an 8-2 win over their Raider foes at the #1 flight. On the season, Nussbaum has an overall singles record of 9-9 and a doubles mark of 11-10 ... has won six of her last seven singles matches. 

 

Miglena Nenova  - Buffalo

Senior - Rousse, Bulgaria/Eurointellect

Nenova went 4-0 in singles and doubles play as the Bulls defeated Hillsborough CC, the NJCAA national runners-up from last season and Florida CC. She and partner Natalie Dean combined to form the number one doubles combination for the Bulls, scoring an 8-0 win over Shari Dillet and Krista Bastien. She also picked up a 6-0, 6-0 "double-bagel" win over Bastien at second singles. For the season, Nenova is 12-3 in singles and 16-5 in doubles play and became UB's all-time singles wins leader earlier in the spring