Sufi Garners BIG EAST Player of the Week Accolades
Feb. 18, 2014
NEW YORK -- For the third time in five weeks, the BIG EAST Conference has named a DePaul athlete its Women's Tennis Player of the Week.
This time, sophomore Zaina Sufi earned the award after posting a 6-0 weekend in singles and doubles play.
Sufi helped anchor three DePaul victories over the weekend; the team is now 9-1 overall and ranked No. 45 in the Feb. 18 ITA National Tennis Poll. Individually, Sufi went 3-0 in singles play to move her overall record to 19-5 and her dual record to a perfect 9-0. In doubles, she posted a 3-0 mark with teammates Jarret Fisher and Rebeca Mitrea.
Sufi and Blue Demons next take the court on Friday (Feb. 21) at Georgetown. Match time from Washington, D.C., is slated for 3 p.m.
Sufi's Weekend Stats (Feb. 15-16):
Saturday (Feb. 15 – DePaul (7-1) 6, South Dakota State (3-2), 1)
Saturday (Feb. 15 – DePaul (8-1) 7, Milwaukee (1-3), 0)
Sunday (Feb. 16 – DePaul (9-1) 7, Michigan State (7-2), 0)