South Dakota’s Lazarevic Nets #SummitWTN Weekly Award

South Dakota’s Lazarevic Nets #SummitWTN Weekly Award

ELMHURST, Ill. – South Dakota's Jana Lazarevic was named Summit League Women's Tennis Player of the Week for her performance March 13-19.

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  • Earned the second Player of the Week honor of her career
  • Went 2-0 at No. 1 singles and 2-0 at No. 1 doubles in a pair of league matches during the week
  • Topped Oral Roberts' Gorana Kadijevic (6-4, 4-6, 6-4) and Western Illinois' Natalia Bravo (2 and 4) at No. 1 singles
  • Teamed for a 6-1 win over ORU and a 6-2 triumph against WIU at No. 1 doubles
  • Helped USD to a pair of league victories
  • Improved to 8-7 in singles matches and 7-9 in doubles this season

Also nominated: Janelle Wilson, Omaha; Daria Yakovleva, South Dakota State

Previous recipients: Jan. 23 – Jana Lazarevic, South Dakota; Jan. 30 – Julia O'Loughlin, Denver; Feb. 6 – Bianca Mok, Denver; Feb. 13 – Julia O'Loughlin, Denver; Feb. 20 – Julia O'Loughlin, Denver; Feb. 27 - Julia O'Loughlin, Denver; March 6 – Marie Kapelevich, Omaha; March 13 – Michelle Lo, Omaha

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