Evgeniya Vertesheva, Indiana
So., Perm, Russia
Vertesheva wins her first women's tennis Athlete of the Week honor after posting a 4-0 record over the weekend. In Indiana's doubleheader against Miami (OH) and Ball State, Vertesheva dropped just five games and won both of her singles matches in straight sets. She knocked off Ball State's Hayley Hall, 6-0, 6-2, at No. 1 singles, then Miami's Stephanie Danesis, 6-2, 6-1 at No. 2 singles. Also, the sophomore paired with teammate Lindsey Stuckey and defeated Miami, 8-6, at No. 2 doubles and Ball State, 8-2, at No. 1 doubles to help the Hoosiers to a 2-0 weekend.
Last Indiana Athlete of the Week: Katya Zapadalova (Jan. 27, 2009)