Northwestern's Murray Claims First Weekly Honor

Jan. 16, 2008

Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week
Samantha Murray
So., Altrincham, England / Altrincham Grammar

Murray, ranked 20th nationally, was the winner of the Flight B singles and doubles competition at the Wildcat Invitational over the weekend.  She went 3-0 in singles and 5-0 in doubles for the weekend, winning all of her singles matches in straight sets.  In her first match of the event, Murray defeated DePaul's Dunia Antunovic, 6-3, 6-2.  She then went on to beat Western Michigan's Priyanka Parekh, 6-1, 6-3.  The Altrincham, England, native finished singles competition with a win over Utah's Elizabeth Ferris, 6-1, 6-1.  Murray teamed with Lauren Liu to win the Flight B title in doubles.  The Wildcats did not drop a singles match, and went 18-2 in doubles competition for the weekend.  This is Murray's third career weekly honor.   

Last Northwestern AOW: Samantha Murray (4/24/07)