Northwestern's Mushrefova Named Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week

Northwestern's Mushrefova only dropped one set at the Wildcat Invitational.

Northwestern's Mushrefova only dropped one set at the Wildcat Invitational.

Oct. 6, 2011

Athlete of the Week

Linda Abu Mushrefova, Northwestern
Jr. - Bradenton, Fla. - Pendleton

  • Teamed with Nida Hamilton to win the Flight A doubles draw at the Wildcat Invitational
  • Advanced to the final round of Flight A singles play
  • Defeated Illinois-Chicago's Mariya Kovaleva and Haley Craig (8-5), Oklahoma's Maire-Pier Huet and Whitney Wofford (8-2) and South Carolina's Jaklin Alawi and Dominika Kanakova (8-4) in doubles action
  • Topped Shelby Talcott of Iowa (5-7, 7-6 (2), 6-2), Kelsey Lawson of DePaul (6-2, 6-1) and Marie-Pier Huet of Oklahoma (6-2, 6-2) in singles play
  • Dropped only one set over the weekend
  • Earns the first weekly award of her career
  • Last Northwestern Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week: Maria Mosolova (April 12, 2011)

 

2011-12 Big Ten Women's Tennis Athletes of the Week

Sept. 14: Janine Weinreich, Jr., NEB

Sept. 21: Shelby Talcott, Fr., IOWA

Sept. 28: Petra Januskova, Jr., PSU

Oct. 6:    Linda Abu Mushrefova, NU