Michigan's Critser Named Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week

Sam Critser earns her first conference honor of the season.

Oct. 19, 2011

Athlete of the Week

Sam Critser, Michigan
So. - Mountain View, Calif. - Mountain View

  • Registered a 3-0 singles and 2-1 doubles record over the weekend at the Bulldog Tennis Classic
  • Topped No. 74 Erin Vierra (6-2, 6-2) and Lin Xi (4-6, 6-2, 6-4) of Virginia before defeating Kate Fuller of Georgia (6-4, 6-4) in the final round of singles play
  • Paired with Sarah Lee to knock off No. 8 Emily Fraser and Hana Tomljanovic of Virginia (8-4) and fellow Cavaliers Molly O'Koniewski and Caryssa Peretz (8-6) in doubles action
  • Earns her first weekly award of the season and the second of her career
  • Last Michigan Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week: Brooke Bolender (April 19, 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, Jr., NU

Oct 12:
Noelle Malley, So., OSU

Oct 19:
Sam Critser, So., MICH