Northwestern's Abu Mushrefova Earns Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week Award

April 24, 2013

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Big Ten Athlete of the Week
Linda Abu Mushrefova, Northwestern
Sr. - Bradenton, Fla. - Pendleton 

  • Went 4-0 last week to lead No. 16 Northwestern to 6-1 victories over No. 27 Purdue and No. 34 Indiana
  • Bested the Boilermakers' Tess Bernard-Feigenbaum (6-1, 6-0) and the Hoosiers' Sophie Garre (6-3, 6-3) in the No. 4 singles position
  • Finished the regular season 11-0 in Big Ten singles matches
  • Teamed with Nida Hamilton to defeat No. 27 Krisztina Kapitany and Mara Schmidt of Purdue (8-1) and Alecia Kauss and Shannon Murdy of Indiana (8-5) at No. 1 doubles
  • Earns the second weekly award of her career and first of the season
  • Last Northwestern Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week: Veronica Corning (March 27, 2013)   

2013 Big Ten Athletes of the Week
Jan. 15:      Alecia Kauss, So., IND
Jan. 23:      Sarah Lee, So., MICH
Jan. 30:      Mary Weatherholt, Sr., NEB
Feb. 6:        Ronit Yurovsky, Fr., MICH
Feb. 13:      Mary Weatherholt, Sr., NEB
Feb. 20:      Tess Bernard-Feigenbaum, Fr., PUR
Feb. 27:      Emina Bektas, So., MICH
March 6:     Ronit Yurovsky, Fr., MICH
March 13:   Mary Weatherholt, Sr., NEB
March 20:   Katie Klyczek, So., IND
March 27:   Veronica Corning, Jr., NU
April 3:        Carolyn Chupa, So., IND
April 10:      Emina Bektas, So., MICH
April 17:      Petra Januskova, Sr., PSU
April 24:      Linda Abu Mushrefova, Sr., NU