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




March 6, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

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

  • Went 3-0 on the week in singles and doubles in No. 13 Michigan’s victories over Michigan State (7-0) and No. 2 Duke (4-3)
  • Bested No. 38 Ester Goldfeld (6-3, 4-6, 7-5) in No. 2 singles play to secure the team victory against Duke, the highest ranked opponent the Wolverines have ever beaten
  • Also defeated the Spartans’ Marina Bohrer (6-2, 6-1) in the No. 1 singles slot
  • Teamed with Sarah Lee to down the Blue Devils’ Hannah Mar and Monica Turewicz (8-2) in No. 2 doubles action
  • Earns the second weekly award of her career
  • Last Michigan Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Emina Bektas (Feb. 27, 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
Feb. 13:      Mary Weatherholt, Sr., NEB
Feb. 20:      Tess Bernard-Feigenbaum, Fr., PUR
Feb. 27:      Emina Bektas, So., MICH
March 6:   Ronit Yurovsky, Fr., MICH