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

Oct. 26, 2011

Athlete of the Week

Emina Bektas, Michigan
Fr. – Indianapolis, Ind. – New Braunfels

  • Posted a 5-0 record en route to capturing the ITA Midwest Regional Championships singles title over the weekend
  • Defeated No. 58 Brittany Wowchuk of Northwestern (6-4, 6-2) to earn the singles crown
  • Knocked off No. 38 Shannon Matthews of Notre Dame (6-3, 6-4) and No. 53 Kate Turvy of Northwestern (3-6, 6-2, 7-6[0]) in the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds
  • Dropped only one set over the weekend
  • Earns her first weekly award of the season
  • Last Michigan Women’s Tennis Athlete of the Week: Sam Critser (Oct. 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

Oct. 26:
Emina Bektas, Fr., MICH