Iowa's Seaborne Earns Big Ten Weekly Honor

Ruth Seaborne was named Big Ten Athlete of the Week on Tuesday.

March 18, 2014

Big Ten Athlete of the Week
Ruth Seaborne, Iowa
Sr. – London, England. – Cheam

• Picked up victories at No. 1 singles and doubles to help Iowa to a 6-1 victory at Nebraska last Friday and its fifth straight win
• Earned a straight-sets win over Nebraska’s Maggy Lehmicke, 6-3, 6-3, to improve her winning streak to five consecutive
• Teamed with Morven McCulloch to post an 8-6 victory over the Husker tandem of Mary Hanna and Lehmicke
• Earns her first career weekly award
• Last Iowa Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Sonja Molnar (April 17, 2012)

2014 Big Ten Athletes of the Week
Jan. 21: Lok Sze Leung, Jr., NU
Jan. 28: Veronica Corning, Sr., NU
Feb. 4: Emina Bektas, Jr., MICH
Feb. 11: Emina Bektas, Jr., MICH
Feb. 18: Ronit Yurovsky, So., MICH
Feb. 25: Veronica Corning, Sr., NU
March 4: Andjela Djokovic, Fr., PUR
March 11: Emina Bektas, Jr., MICH
March 18: Ruth Seaborne, Sr., IOWA