Northwestern's Mosolova Tabbed Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week

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.

April 5, 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 earns Big Ten Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week honors for the second time this season after leading No. 18 Northwestern to back-to-back conference wins over the weekend. Mosolova competed with teammate Belinda Niu at No. 2 doubles against Ohio State, blanking the Buckeyes' Kara Cecil and Noelle Malley, 8-0. The senior, ranked 16th in the country in singles, then topped Kelsey Haviland, 6-3, 6-0, at No. 1 singles to push the Wildcats to a 5-2 win. Mosolova and Niu picked up their second win of the weekend at No. 2 doubles against Penn State, defeating Marie Bedard and Fernanda Perrotta, 8-4. Mosolova then took a 6-2, 6-1 decision over the Nittany Lions' Petra Januskova at No. 1 singles, helping Northwestern to a 7-0 sweep. The Wildcats moved to 4-0 in Big Ten play and 11-5 overall with the wins. The singles victories pushed Mosolova's career record to 29-1 in Big Ten dual matches.

Last Northwestern Athlete of the Week: Maria Mosolova (March 8, 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
March 15: Bhavani Tirumurti, Sr., PUR
March 22: Sonja Molnar, Jr., IOWA
March 29: Denise Muresan, Sr., MICH
April 5: Maria Mosolova, Sr., NU

 

 

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