Northwestern's Turvy Named Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week

Jan. 24, 2012

Athlete of the Week

Kate Turvy, Northwestern
Jr. – Dublin, Ohio – Dublin Coffman

  • Knocked off No. 23 Jackie Wu of Vanderbilt (6-2, 6-4), helping the 12th-ranked Wildcats to a 5-2 win over the 15th-ranked Commodores
  • Teamed with Belinda Niu to defeat Nelly Radeva and Lauren Mira (8-6) in doubles play
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Northwestern Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Maria Mosolova (April 12, 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

Jan. 24: Kate Turvy, Jr., NU