Tormos Sanchez is BIG EAST Tennis Athlete of the Week

April 5, 2017

NEW YORK--Junior Marquette women's tennis player Paula Tormos Sanchez has been selected as the BIG EAST Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week, the league office announced on Wednesday.

Tormos was instrumental in a competitive week for Marquette as the Golden Eagles captured wins over Butler (7-0) and Indiana (4-2). Against the Bulldogs, the junior helped MU stay perfect with 6-3, 6-1 victory over Jocelyn Koester at the No.3 spot. Against the Hoosiers, Tormos, paired with Silvia Ambrosio and defeated the No. 41 ranked duo of Madison Appel and Kim Schmider, 7-6, 7-5. Tormos would go on to clinch Marquette's win in singles action with a three-set victory over Caitlin Bernard on the No. 3 spot.

As MU's top doubles Tandem Tormos and Ambosio are now ranked No. 67 in the Oracle/ITA Division I Collegiate Rankings.

Marquette is back in action at Creighton on Saturday, April 8 at 1 p.m. Central time.




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