Ohio State Claims Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week Award

April 25, 2017

Athlete of the Week

Francesca Di Lorenzo, Ohio State

So. - New Albany, Ohio - New Albany

  • Went 2-0 in singles and 2-0 in doubles to help Ohio State finish the season with an 11-0 conference record
  • Picked up a pair of victories at the No. 1 singles position to finish the season with a 10-0 record in conference play, defeating Madison Appel of Indiana (6-1, 6-0) and Andjela Djokovic of Purdue (6-0, 6-0)
  • Combined with Miho Kowase in the No. 1 doubles position to defeat Indiana’s Paula Gutierez and Natalie Whalen (6-0) and Purdue’s 55th-ranked pair of Andjela Djokovic and Rafaella Baquerizon (6-2)
  • Earns the fifth weekly award of her career and her third of the season
  • Last Ohio State Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Anna Sanford (April 4, 2017)

2017 Big Ten Athletes of the Week

Jan. 17: Kate Fahey, So., MICH

Jan. 24: Madison Appel, So., IND

Jan. 31: Brienne Minor, So., MICH

Feb. 7: Gabriella De Santis, Sr., OSU

Feb. 14: Brienne Minor, So., MICH

Feb. 21: Francesca Di Lorenzo, So., OSU

Feb. 28: Elise van Heuvelen, Fr., IOWA

March 7: Francesca Di Lorenzo, So., OSU

March 14: Louise Kwong, Sr., ILL

March 21: Alexis Casati, Sr., ILL

March 28: Louise Kwong, Sr., ILL


 

 

April 4: Anna Sanford, Jr., OSU

April 11: Maddie Lipp, Jr., NU

April 18: Ekaterina Tour, Jr., MD

April 25: Francesca Di Lorenzo, So., OSU