Rutgers Earns First Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week Award
Jan. 24, 2018

Rutgers Earns First Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week Award of 2018 Season

Scarlet Knights’ Jaci Cochrane claims weekly conference honor


Athlete of the Week

Jaci Cochrane, Rutgers
So. – Fort Dodge, Iowa – Fort Dodge

  • Won the Singles Draw C title and advanced to the Doubles Draw A final at the NJIT Invitational last week
  • Led Rutgers with a 4-0 singles record and also went 2-1 in doubles for the tournament
  • Won all four singles matches in straight sets and dropped two or less games in six of the eight sets
  • Won two doubles matches before falling to teammates Mingxiu Du and Kat Muzik in the finals
  • Earns the first Athlete of the Week award of her career
  • Becomes the first Rutgers student in school history to earn Big Ten Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week



2018 Big Ten Athletes of the Week

Jan. 24:                   Jaci Cochrane, So., RU