Nebraska's Weatherholt Earns Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week Award




March 13, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Big Ten Athlete of the Week
Mary Weatherholt, Nebraska
Sr. – Prairie Village, Kan. – Shawnee Mission South 

  • Went 3-0 on the week in No. 10 Nebraska’s victories over No. 7 Northwestern (4-3) and No. 37 Illinois (6-1)
  • Defeated No. 55 Kate Turvy (6-2, 6-0) of Northwestern and No. 120 Melissa Kopinski (3-6, 6-4, 6-2) of Illinois in No. 1 singles action
  • Teamed with Patricia Veresova to down No. 8 Linda Abu Mushrefova and Nida Hamilton (8-6) of Northwestern in the No. 1 doubles slot
  • Improved to 14-0 in singles play on the season, including 7-0 against ranked opponents
  • Earns her fourth career weekly award and third this season
  • Last Nebraska Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Mary Weatherholt (Feb. 13, 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
March 13:   Mary Weatherholt, Sr., NEB