Northwestern's Mosolova Earns Weekly Women's Tennis Award

March 8, 2011

Big Ten Women's Tennis Weekly Release

Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week
Maria Mosolova, Northwestern
Sr. - Moscow, Russia - No. 204

Maria Mosolova receives Big Ten Athlete of the Week recognition after leading No. 9 Northwestern to a 7-0 sweep of No. 24 Texas on Saturday. Mosolova, ranked 25th in the country in singles, picked up a 7-5, 7-6 win at No. 1 singles against No. 16 Aeriel Ellis. Prior to her singles contest, Mosolova and Elena Chernyakova dropped a close 9-7 match at No. 2 doubles to Ellis and Krista Damico, but Northwestern still won the doubles point en route to the sweep. The win pushed Mosolova's dual-match singles record to 8-0 this season and helped the Wildcats earn their second straight dual win. Mosolova's award is the seventh of her career and first this season.

Last Northwestern Athlete of the Week: Stacey Lee (March 1, 2011)

2011 Big Ten Women's Tennis Athletes of the Week
Jan. 18: Denise Muresan, Sr., MICH
Jan. 25: Natallia Pintusava, Fr., MINN
Feb. 1: Sam Critser, Fr., MICH
Feb. 8: Brittany Wowchuk, So., NU
Feb. 15: Whitney Taney, Sr., MICH
Feb. 22: Brooke Bolender, Fr., MICH
March 1: Stacey Lee, Jr., NU
March 8: Maria Mosolova, Sr., NU