Indiana's Kauss Claims First 2013 Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week Award

Jan. 15, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Big Ten Athlete of the Week
Alecia Kauss, Indiana
So. – Overland Park, Kan. – Blue Valley West 

  • Completed a perfect weekend at the adidas IU Winter Invite, going 2-0 in singles play and 5-0 in doubles action
  • Defeated Maddy Eccleston of Bowling Green (6-4, 6-2) and Rachel Stuhlman of No. 52 Missouri (7-5, 6-3) in the second singles flight
  • Teamed with Shannon Murdy to defeat tandems from Bowling Green, Marquette and Missouri, including the Tigers’ 26th-ranked team of Cierra Gaytan-Leach and Elisha Gabb twice  
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Indiana Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Leslie Hureau (April 3, 2012)

2013 Big Ten Athletes of the Week

Jan. 15:      Alecia Kauss, So., IND