TENNIS ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
Necajevs brought his singles winning streak to seven-straight as he won both of his matches against League opponents last week. He defeated Butler's Ben Raynauld, who retired in the second set (6-1, 1-0) and last year's Player of the Year Phil Orno of Cleveland State (6-4, 6-7 (4), 10-4).
Bobrowski posted a 6-0 record last week, winning three singles and three doubles matches. She rallied for a 1-6, 7-6(4), 7-5 triumph at second singles against Xavier before picking up a victory at the same spot against Detroit's Zeljka Minic (6-2, 6-3). She then moved up to No. 1 and defeated Green Bay's Emily Lawent 6-3, 6-3. Bobrowski paired with Natali Jaimes for wins at No. 2 doubles in all three matches.
Other Men's Top Performers
Sophomore, Columbus, Ohio
Warren picked up a 6-3, 6-2 victory at No. 2 singles against Detroit's Dustin Goldenberg after pairing with Stephen McLoughlin at the top doubles spot to defeat the Titans' No. 1 tandem, 8-4.
Senior, Guernsey, United Kingdom
West won in straight sets at second singles twice last week, downing his Xavier opponent 6-1, 6-4 and then defeating Detroit's Dustin Goldenberg, 6-4, 6-3. West also posted a 2-1 record at No. 2 doubles with partner Yannick Goosens.
Sophomore, Franklin, Wis.
Wesley went 2-0 last week as the Phoenix defeated Wright State, 5-2. He paired with Brian McCarthey for an 8-3 victory over WSU's Pip Rehg and Landon Neumen at third doubles before downing Rehg at sixth singles, 6-3, 6-3.
Freshman, West Midland, United Kingdom
Hudson went 3-0 in singles matches last week, winning at fifth singles against Saint Louis (6-4, 6-7, 6-3), and at the fourth slot against Davidson (7-6, 6-1) and Southern Illinois (6-2, 6-4).
Junior, Boardman, Ohio
Leson picked up the only point for the Penguins against Toledo as he defeated his opponent at No. 6 singles, 0-6, 7-5, 7-6(5).
Other Women's Top Performers
Sophomore, Minneapolis, Minn.
Tabb did not drop a set last week, finishing 3-0 at No. 4 singles and 2-1 at third doubles with Melissa Holzinger. Tabb defeated Youngstown State's Tanisha Welch (6-2, 6-3), Detroit's Svetlana Flankova (6-3, 6-4) and Valparaiso's Katie Bilyeu (6-1, 6-0).
Senior, St. Clair, Minn.
Moore won both of her singles matches at No. 1 in straight sets against League foes Butler and Cleveland State. She defeated Butler's Natali Jaimes (6-4, 6-3), CSU's Catrine Bjerrehus (6-3, 6-2), and also teamed up with Zeljka Minic for a pair of 8-5 victories at the top doubles slot.
Senior, Two Rivers, Wis.
Petrashek went 2-0 in both singles and doubles last week in two League contests. She won at third doubles and sixth singles in both matches, and helped the Phoenix post two points against Butler on Sunday.
Sophomore, Bensenville, Ill.
Cristescu extended her League winning streak with singles and doubles victories against Milwaukee. She and teammate Ulrikke von Ubisch won at second doubles (8-4) before Cristescu defeated the Panthers' Kelly Drvaric at the top singles position (6-1, 6-2).
Freshman, Columbus, Ohio
Cloern went 3-0 in singles play last week, defeating her No. 4 opponent from Duquesne (6-2, 7-5), Cleveland State's Myra Pepino at No. 5 (4-6, 7-6(7), 10-6) and Valparaiso's Stephanie York at No. 4 (6-4, 6-0).