Illinois Earns Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week Award
Feb. 6, 2018





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Illinois Earns Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week Award

Fighting Illini’s Mia Rabinowitz claims weekly conference honor

 

Athlete of the Week

Mia Rabinowitz, Illinois
Fr. – Tenafly, N.J. – Laurel Spring School

  • Clinched Illinois’ 4-2 win vs. No. 11 Texas last week
  • Defeated No. 32 Petra Granic 6-2, 7-6(5) at the No. 3 position to score the Fighting Illini’s fourth team point
  • Gained a 5-3 lead at the No. 3 doubles position with Asuka Kawai vs. Texas’ Fernanda Labrana and Bianca Turati before the match went unfinished
  • The singles win was her first vs. a nationally-ranked opponent
  • The 4-2 win was Illinois’ first vs. a top-20 opponent since 2012
  • Earns her first Athlete of the Week award of her career
  • Last Illinois Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Louise Kwong (March 28, 2017)

 

 

2018 Big Ten Athletes of the Week

Jan. 24 Jaci Cochrane, So., RU

Jan. 30 Maddie Lipp, Sr., NU

Feb. 6 Mia Rabinowitz, Fr., ILL