April 21, 2009
Athlete of the Week:
Georgia Rose, Northwestern
Sr. - Mettawa, Ill. - North Shore Country Day
Georgia Rose went a combined 4-0 in doubles and singles play over the weekend as Northwestern wrapped up its 10-0 Big Ten season en route to its 11th straight regular season conference championship. Rose and Lauren Lui battled Ohio State's Angela DiPastina and Christina Keesey to a tiebreaker win at No. 1 doubles on Saturday and followed it up with a win against Penn State on Sunday to extend their winning streak to four. In singles, Rose outlasted Ohio State's Paloma Escobedo Saturday before moving up to the No. 1 position on Sunday, where she notched a late break against PSU's Lauren McCarthy to win 6-2, 6-4. She finishes this season with a 15-4 dual mark and a 28-2 career Big Ten dual record.
Last Northwestern Athlete of the Week: Maria Mosolova (April 7, 2009)