Pimienta Named BIG EAST Women's Tennis Player of the Week
Feb. 4, 2015
MILWAUKEE- Marquette University senior women's tennis player Ana Pimienta has been named BIG EAST Women's Tennis Player of the Week, the league announced Wednesday afternoon.
The Golden Eagles (4-0) remain undefeated and Pimienta has led the way in No. 1 singles and doubles. After a slow start against UIC this past Saturday, Pimienta fought her way back to defeat her opponent (2-6, 6-2, 6-4). Junior Erin Gebes is Pimienta's doubles partner and the duo has dropped just seven sets in four matches played this season.
Piementa is now a two-time BIG EAST Women's Tennis Player of the Week through her career. The La Herruda, Mexico native received the accolade during the same week in February 2014.
Marquette concludes a five-game home stand Friday, Feb. 6 when the Golden Eagles take on Bowling Green at 4 p.m. Central time. Following the match, MU opens a three game road trip beginning Sunday. Feb. 8 at 10 a.m. CT in Madison against Wisconsin.
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