Northwestern's Mosolova Tabbed 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