March 4, 2009
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ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
Orno notched two victories at No. 1 singles against Dayton (6-2, 1-6, 10-2) and Youngstown State's Tariq Ismail (6-0, 6-1). He also partnered with Ryan Hamning to post two more wins at No. 1 doubles, defeating Dayton 8-5 and YSU 8-3.
McPhillips won all four of her matches in dominant fashion last weekend, taking two singles matches at the No. 3 slot. Against Northern Illinois, she posted a 6-1, 6-3 score and then against IUPUI, she tallied a 6-0, 6-0 sweep. She also teamed with Mariya Kovaleva to win at No. 1 doubles against both teams.
Other Men's Top Performers
Sophomore, Greenwood, Ind.
Herron picked up the only Bulldog victory against No. 64 Indiana on Sunday, rallying for a 3-6, 7-6 (8-6), 10-8 win at No. 3 singles.
Junior, Oslo, Norway
Lystad defeated his Wayne State opponents at No. 1 doubles (8-2) with teammate George Hudson, and at No. 2 singles (6-4, 7-5).
Sophomore, Sewickley, Pa.
Emig won the Penguins' only two doubles matches this weekend with partner Steve D'Angelo. The duo defeated Dayton (8-1) and Cleveland State (8-4). Emig also picked up a win at No. 5 singles against Dayton (7-6(4), 6-4).
Other Women's Top Performers
Freshman, Gothenburg, Sweden
Sjoberg-Sundstrom went 4-0 last weekend, helping the Titans to their fourth-straight victory. At No. 5 singles, she defeated her Duquesne opponent 6-0, 6-1 and her Barry opponent 6-2, 2-6, 6-1. She also partnered with Svetlana Flankova for an 8-5 victory against the Dukes and an 8-4 triumph over the Buccaneers.
Freshman, Columbus, Ohio
Cloern picked up the Penguins' only point against Akron with her victory at No. 5 singles (7-5, 7-6(7-3)). She also won her No. 3 doubles match with teammate Sarah Lynch (8-7(8-5)).