Pimienta Named BIG EAST Player of the Week
Jan. 29, 2014
MILWAUKEE-- Junior women's tennis player Ana Pimienta has been named BIG EAST Women's Tennis Player of the Week for the first time in her career, the conference office has announced.
Pimienta helped Marquette to a 5-2 victory over the University of Illinois-Chicago to open dual match play last week. The La Herruda, Mexico native easily defeated Mariana Palacios, 6-1, 6-1 at No. 1 singles and added a 6-2 doubles victory with Vanessa Foltinger at the No. 3 court.
The Golden Eagles first match was successful sweeping doubles and winning at the top four singles flights against UIC.
MU will remain on its home court and host a doubleheader Saturday, Feb. 1 against Wisconsin at Noon Central time, followed by Valparaiso at 6 p.m. at the Helfaer Tennis Stadium.
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