ELMHURST, Ill. – Denver's Julia O'Loughlin was named Summit League Women's Tennis Player of the Week for her performance April 18-23. The award marked the season's final weekly honor.
JULIA O'LOUGHLIN, DENVER
Jr. // Highland Beach, Fla.
- Garnered her fifth career Player of the Week honor and third of the season
- Scored a pair of straight-set singles victories and helped Denver to league victories that clinched The Summit League regular season crown outright
- Defeated Oral Roberts' CeCe Cornelius (2 and 1) and Western Illinois' Courtney Lubbers (1 and 0)
- Teamed for doubles wins over ORU's Cornelius/Vasiljevic (6-1) at WIU's Bravo/Lubbers (6-0)
- Finished a league-leading 5-0 against Summit League competition at No. 1 singles
- Improved to 13-7 overall in singles matches and 15-3 in doubles play
Also nominated: Andrea Vasiljevic, Oral Roberts; Iasmin Rosa, South Dakota State; Natalia Bravo, Western Illinois
Previous recipients: Jan. 24 – Julia O'Loughlin, Denver; Jan. 31 – Michelle Lo, Omaha; Feb. 7 – Bianca Mok, Denver; Feb. 14 – Julia O'Loughlin, Denver; Feb. 21 – Laura Romero, South Dakota State; Feb. 28 – Barbora Kollarova, South Dakota; March 7 – Maureen Slattery, Denver; March 14 – Ellie Burns, South Dakota; March 21 – Ellie Burns, South Dakota; March 28 – Petya Simeonova, Oral Roberts; April 4 – Natalia Bravo, Western Illinois; April 11 – Maureen Slattery, Denver; April 18 – Bianca Mok, Denver
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