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

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