Northwestern's Mosolova Earns Weekly Women's Tennis Award

Northwestern's Maria Mosolova has been named Big Ten Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week.

Northwestern's Maria Mosolova has been named Big Ten Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week.

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