Michigan's Bolender Earns Weekly Women's Tennis Laurel

Michigan's Brooke Bolender has been named Big Ten Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week.

Michigan's Brooke Bolender has been named Big Ten Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week.

April 19, 2011

Big Ten Women's Tennis Weekly Release

Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week
Brooke Bolender, Michigan
Fr. - Delray Beach, Fla. - Kaplan

Brooke Bolender reels in her second Big Ten Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week honor after leading No. 10 Michigan to back-to-back 7-0 sweeps over Illinois and Iowa. Bolender, ranked 87th in the country in singles, won matches at No. 2 singles against No. 110 Rachael White of Illinois (6-2, 7-5) and Jessica Young of Iowa (6-0, 6-2). She and Denise Muresan paired to pick up two wins at No. 1 doubles. The ninth-ranked duo in the nation defeated 25th-ranked White and Allison Falkin of Illinois, 8-4, and 24th-ranked Young and Sonja Molnar of Iowa, 8-2.

Last Michigan Athlete of the Week: Denise Muresan (March 29, 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
April 12: Maria Mosolova, Sr., NU
April 19: Brooke Bolender, Fr., MICH