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Norrie and Van Zyl Capture Weekly Honors
March 08, 2017

TCU’s Cameron Norrie and Baylor’s Theresa Van Zyl take home Big 12 Tennis Players of the Week honors for the eighth week of the season. This marks the forth career award for Norrie and the first for Van Zyl.

Cameron Norrie, TCU, Jr., Auckland, New Zealand

  • Posted two wins over the past week and continued his undefeated streak since resuming college action in January.
  • Was dominant once again and posted his greatest victory of his collegiate career with a 6-2, 6-3 win over No. 1 Petros Chrysochos of Wake Forest.
  • Prior to the Wake Forest match, Norrie got another ranked victory in singles when he downed No. 46 Ronald Slobodchikov of SMU.

Theresa Van Zyl, Baylor, Jr., Aroab, Namibia

  • Went 4-0 in singles action and 2-1 in doubles to guide Baylor to a 3-1 week. Clinched the win for Baylor against Incarnate Word with a dominant two-set, 6-1, 6-0, win at No. 3 singles.
  • Battled for a three-set, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, victory at No. 4 singles to help the Lady Bears to their second ranked win of the season over No. 21 UCLA, 4-3. With the win Baylor remains perfect at home.
  • Posted her fourth singles win of the week with a two-set, 6-2, 6-2, win at No. 4 singles at Tulsa. Her win helped Baylor stay in the match, which was decided by No. 5 singles.

Big 12 Tennis Weekly Awards 

Date Male Female
January 17 Juan Benitez, Baylor, So. Bianca Turati, Texas, Fr.
January 24 Christian Sigsgaard, Texas, Fr. Gabriela Talaba, Texas Tech, Jr.
January 31 Andrew Harris, Oklahoma, Sr.

Sabrina Federici, Texas Tech, Jr.

February 7 Andrew Harris, Oklahoma, Sr.

Blair Shankle, Baylor, Sr.
Seda Arantekin, TCU, Sr.

February 14 Arjun Kadhe, Oklahoma State, Sr. Felicity Maltby, Texas Tech, So.
February 20 Julian Cash, Oklahoma State, Jr. Ines Mesquita, K-State, Fr.
February 28 Spencer Papa, Oklahoma, Jr. Samantha Budai, Iowa State, Sr.
March 8 Cameron Norrie, TCU, Jr. Theresa Van Zyl, Iowa State, Sr.
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