MAC Annouces Women's Tennis Player of the Week

Updated 1/30/2008

Women’s Tennis Player of the Week:


Anastasia Dracheva

Miami University
Freshman ● Moscow, Russia (1862 School)

Dracheva was perfect on the weekend, helping Miami to a pair of dominant 7-0 wins against Butler and Dayton as she was 2-0 at No. 1 singles and 2-0 at No. 2 doubles for the week ... she moved to 3-0 on the season at No. 1 singles with a pair of wins last weekend ... a week after earning Miami’s only point with a win at No. 1 singles against nationally-ranked Indiana, the freshman pounded out a 6-0, 6-0 blanking of Butler’s Natalie Jaimes on Jan. 26 and came back the following day to hammer Dayton’s Allysa Detroy 6-1, 6-0 ... in addition to her wins at No. 1 singles, Dracheva paired up with fellow freshman Megan Martzolf at No. 2 doubles to claim an 8-6 win against Butler and manufacture an 8-0 blanking of Dayton’s No. 2 doubles team.



Other Nominations:


Haly Calderwood, Ball State
Calderwood managed a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Katrina Priest at No. 2 singles Wednesday for the Cardinals. Calderwood also paired with teammate Jennifer Pollack to post an 8-1 win at No. 1 doubles. Ball State remained undefeated in the 7-0 victory over Wright State.


Jenny Belsky, Toledo
Belsky went a combined 4-0 in doubles and singles over the weekend. Against YSU, she beat Emily Thayer 5-7, 6-1, 10-6 then teamed with Nadia Zoubareva to defeat Tanisha Welch and Kelly Culbertson, 8-5. Then against CSU she downed Jenn Myers, 6-1, 6-2 in singles and teamed with Zoubareva to beat Bjelan and Ungerott, 8-2.

Aditi Krishnan, Eastern Michigan
Versus Wisconsin Krishnan defeated Katya Mirnova in two sets, 6-3, 6-3, at the No. 3 singles spot. Versus Detroit Took over the No. 1 singles versus Detroit, beating Annie Moore, 7-5, 6-2, to help the Eagles edge the Titans. In doubles, she teamed up with Joanna Wood to defeat Kelly Davis and Svetlana Flankova 8-5.