Michigan's Bektas Named Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week

Jan. 17, 2012

Athlete of the Week

Emina Bektas, Michigan
Fr. - Indianapolis, Ind. - New Braunfels

  • Captured the singles title at the Michigan Invitational over the weekend, highlighted by a pair of wins over nationally ranked opponents
  • Registered victories over No. 10 Denise Dy of Washington (4-6, 6-4, 6-1), Claudine Paulson of Arkansas (6-1, 6-2) and No. 45 Jillian O'Neill of Georgia Tech (6-4, 6-4)
  • Teamed with Brooke Bolender to defeat Arkansas' Paulson and Laurie Gingras (8-1) and Washington's Samantha Smith and Andjela Nemecevic (8-2) in doubles play
  • Earns her second career Big Ten honor
  • Last Michigan Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week: Emina Bektas (Oct. 26, 2011)


2011-12 Big Ten Women's Tennis Athletes of the Week


Sept. 14: Janine Weinreich, Jr., NEB

Sept. 21: Shelby Talcott, Fr., IOWA

Sept. 28: Petra Januskova, Jr., PSU

Oct. 6:     Linda Abu Mushrefova, Jr., NU

Oct 12:    Noelle Malley, So., OSU

Oct 19:    Sam Critser, So., MICH

Oct. 26:   Emina Bektas, Fr., MICH

Nov. 9:    Nicky Stracar, So., WIS


Jan. 10: Petra Januskova, Jr., PSU

Jan. 17: Emina Bektas, Fr., MICH