USD’s Lazarevic Claims First #SummitWTN Player of the Week Honor

USD’s Lazarevic Claims First #SummitWTN Player of the Week Honor

ELMHURST, Ill. – South Dakota's Jana Lazarevic was named Summit League Women's Tennis Player of the Week for her performance through Jan. 22. The honor marks the initial weekly award of the season.

Fr. // Belgrade, Serbia

  • Earned first career Player of the Week award
  • Debuted with a pair of straight-set No. 1 singles victories over Seattle and Portland
  • Defeated SU's Michelle Liu (7-6, 6-2) and Portland's Brianna Thompson (3 and 4)
  • Teamed for a 6-1 win at No. 2 doubles over Seattle duo
  • Helped team start season with victories in first two matches

Also nominated: Natalie Lorentz, Omaha; Gorana Kadijevic, Oral Roberts

Through 35 years of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of nearly 100,000 at eight institutions, including three located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University with the University of North Dakota becoming an official member on July 1, 2018. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced nine NCAA Champions along with over 90 Academic All-Americans, nearly 100 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. For more information about the league, visit website, follow The Summit League on Twitter @thesummitleague.