Iowa's Racette Takes Player of the Week Honor

Megan Racette defeated the reigning NCAA Champion in straight sets.

Megan Racette defeated the reigning NCAA Champion in straight sets.

Feb. 1, 2006

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Megan Racette, IOWA
JR, Urbandale, Iowa/Urbandale HS

Racette opened doubles competition against Marquette on Friday, joined by freshman teammate Merel Beelen, defeating the Golden Eagles No. 1 team of Lauren Little and Erin Watkins 8-2.  Later in the match, Racette again defeated Little in singles action, to lead the Hawkeyes to a 7-0 win in their first dual match of 2006.  On Sunday, the Hawkeyes took on No. 8-ranked Baylor.  Racette, currently ranked No. 21 in the ITA rankings, pulled off the upset at No. 1 singles against defending NCAA Champion Zuzana Zemenova in straight sets. 

The Athlete of the Week honor is the first in Racette's career.


 

 

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