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TCU and Oklahoma State Earn Weekly Honors
March 14, 2017

TCU’s Alex Rybakov and Oklahoma State’s Katarina Adamovic take home Big 12 Tennis Player of the Week honors for the ninth week of the season. This marks the first career award for both student-athletes.

Alex Rybakov, TCU, So., Coral Springs, Fla.

  • Posted key victories in TCU’s 3-0 record on its road trip that led to some of the biggest wins of the season for the team.
  • Went 3-0 in singles, including the fourth and final point in the victory over No. 6 California with a 7-6 (5), 3-6, 6-1 win over No. 30 Andre Goransson.
  • Also went 2-1 in doubles action with Guillermo Nunez as the duo defeated No. 54 Andre Goransson and Billy Griffith of California.

Katarina Adamovic, Oklahoma State, Sr., Cacak, Serbia

  • Went 16-5 overall on the season in singles play, including a 9-1 mark in dual matches. Has won nine of her last 10 matches.
  • Was instrumental in the Cowgirls’ dominant 4-1 win over Baylor, defeating No. 110 Rhiann Newborn, 6-3, 6-3, on the second singles court to put OSU up, 3-0.
  • The senior was victorious against UNLV, dropping Aiwen Zhu, 7-6, 6-3 to follow up a 6-1 doubles victory with teammate Viktoriya Lushkova that helped OSU pick up its 13th doubles point of the season.

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.
March 14 Alex Rybakoc, TCU, So. Katarina Adamovic, Oklahoma State, Sr.
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