Michigan's Bolender Earns Weekly Women's Tennis Laurel

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