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

Sam Critser earns her first conference honor of the season.

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