Feb. 25, 2009
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TENNIS ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
Harbo helped UIC dominate another Missouri Valley opponent as he defeated his Indiana State foe 6-3, 6-3 at the No. 2 spot. He also teamed with Dave Robare at the No. 2 doubles position to win 8-4.
St. Clair, Mich.
Moore helped the Titans to a pair of victories as she won all of her singles and doubles matches at the No. 1 position. She started the week with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Green Bay's Emily Lawent after teaming with Zeljka Minic to post an 8-2 triumph at the top doubles spot. She then defeated her singles opponent from Bowling Green (6-2, 1-6, 6-4) after she and Minic tallied an 8-6 win.
Other Men's Top Performers
Sophomore, Columbus, Ohio
Warren scored a pair of singles wins at No. 2 last week against Tennessee Tech on Saturday (3-6, 6-3, 6-3) and Toledo on Sunday (1-6, 6-4, 7-6(1)).
Freshman, West Bloomfield, Mich.
Goldenberg helped the Titans to wins over IPFW and St. Francis (Pa.) last week as he went 2-0 in singles and 2-0 in doubles. He and teammate Pjotrs Necajevs defeated IPFW 8-6 and St. Francis 8-1. Goldenberg added a victory at No. 2 singles against IPFW (7-6(3), 6-0) and also posted his first win at the top singles spot, downing his St. Francis foe 6-2, 6-2.
Junior, Stevens Point, Wis.
Clegg helped the Phoenix to a 2-0 week by posting back-to-back straight set wins at No. 1 singles and winning both matches at No. 2 doubles.
Senior, Bloomington, Minn.
Lau teamed with Tom Litscher for an 8-7(4) victory at No. 1 doubles against Ball State for Valpo's only win of the day. He also played a competitive match at No. 1 singles but lost 6-4, 6-3.
Freshman, Harare, Zimbabwe
Ismail went undefeated in singles action, winning his matches at No. 2 against Denison (6-1, 3-6, 6-3) and IPFW (6-2, 6-1). He also scored an 8-5 win at No. 1 doubles with teammate Chris Leson against IPFW.
Other Women's Top Performers
Sophomore, Whitefish Bay, Wis.
Lawent went 1-2 at No. 1 singles and 2-1 at No. 2 doubles over the course of three matches last week.
Freshman, St. Charles, Ill.
Gow moved up from No. 5 to No. 2 singles and claimed a 6-3, 6-0 victory over her IUPUI opponent. She also teamed with Karlee Miller to post a dominant 8-0 win at No. 2 doubles.
Junior, Izhevsk, Russia
In a narrow 4-3 loss to No. 61 Western Michigan, Antakova won at No. 2 doubles with Ilinca Cristescu 9-7 before downing the Broncos' No. 4 singles player 5-7, 7-5, 10-8.
Senior, Richmond, Ind.
Keifer earned the Crusaders' lone victory against Oakland with a 6-4, 2-6, 10-7 triumph at the top singles spot. She also teamed with Jenny Schwartz to defeat the top doubles duo from IUPUI for an 8-6 victory.
Junior, Cleveland, Ohio
Welch went undefeated in singles play, winning at No. 4 against Cincinnati (6-4, 7-5) and then stepping up to win at No. 3 against St. Bonaventure (6-1, 6-0). She also teamed with Lauren Hankle to defeat St. Bonaventure's top duo at No. 1 doubles, 8-2.