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Baylor Sweeps Weekly Honors
April 18, 2017

Baylor’s Johannes Schretter and Blair Shankle sweep Big 12 Tennis Player of the Week honors for the 14th week of the season. This marks the third weekly award this season for Shankle.

Johannes Schretter, Baylor, So., Graz, Austria

  • Provided both the clinching doubles point win and the singles match clincher in Baylor’s upset victory over Texas
  • Cruised past No. 67 George Goldhoff and Leo Telles, 6-2, at the No. 2 spot with teammate Jimmy Bendeck.
  • To clinch the match, the 78th ranked Schretter recorded an upset in singles, charging past No. 42 Yuya Ito, 6-4, 1-6, 6-0, at the No. 3 spot.

Blair Shankle, Baylor, Sr., Dallas, Texas

  • With doubles teammate Karina Traxler, she claimed the doubles point for the Lady Bears with a 6-2 win against No. 65 Petra Granic and Bianca Turati at No. 1 doubles.
  • It was the first win over a ranked duo for Shankle and Traxler, who are 4-0 together this season. Each win has come in conference play at No. 1 doubles.
  • Fought back after a first set loss to claim a 4-6, 6-2 6-4 comeback victory at No. 1 singles against No. 36 Bianca Turati. The singles win clinched the match for the Lady Bears, 4-2.

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.
March 21 Juan Benitex, Baylor, So.

Blair Shankle, Baylor, Sr.
Viktoriya Lushkova, Oklahoma State, Sr.

March 28 Jerry Lopez, TCU, Sr. Gabriela Talaba, Texas Tech, Jr.
April 4 Cameron Norrie, TCU, Jr. Viktoriya Lushkova, Oklahoma State, Sr.
April 11 Julian Cash, Oklahoma State, Jr. Vladica Babic, Oklahoma State, Sr.
April 18 Johannes Schretter, Baylor, So. Blair Shankle, Baylor, Sr.
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