Michigan's Yurovsky Collects Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week Award




Feb. 6, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Big Ten Athlete of the Week
Ronit Yurovsky, Michigan
Fr. - New Kensington, Pa. - Plum 

  • Defeated two top-30 singles opponents in the first two dual matches of her career
  • Downed No. 25 Kata Szekeley (7-6 (6), 6-4) of No. 25 Tennessee and No. 28 Zoe De Bruycker (6-1, 3-6, 1-0 (6)) of No. 8 North Carolina in No. 2 singles action
  • Her singles victory helped the Wolverines to a 4-3 win over the 25th-ranked Lady Vols
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Michigan Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week: Sarah Lee (Jan. 23, 2013)

2013 Big Ten Athletes of the Week
Jan. 15:      Alecia Kauss, So., IND
Jan. 23:      Sarah Lee, So., MICH
Jan. 30:      Mary Weatherholt, Sr., NEB
Feb. 6:        Ronit Yurovsky, Fr., MICH