Charlotte junior Anna Ekelund (Lomma, Sweden) today was named the Atlantic 10 Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week, as announced by league officials.
Ekelund won both doubles matches with freshman partner Lisa Grosselius and her one completed singles match this week. Tuesday, she defeated Chanel Glasper of Massachusetts in Charleston, S.C. She and Grosselius won both doubles matches, Tuesday versus Massachusetts and Saturday against UNC Wilmington to improve to 15-1 overall, winners of eight straight matches. The duo is 12-1 in the spring as the 49ers have posted a 12-2 record to this point of the season.
Grosselius was named A-10 Women's Tennis Rookie of the Week last week, with teammates Alexandra Zinn (February 20) and Andrea Rivera(February 27) earning A-10 Player of the Week already this season. On the men's side, Jack Williams (March 6) and Kamil Khalil (March 12) earned Men's Tennis Rookie honors earlier this year.
The 49ers remain home for the next four matches, starting Tuesday at 3 p.m. versus Davidson, continuing to a Saturday home match with East Carolina at 10 a.m.