Hutchinson Claims Fourth C-USA Athlete of the Week Award of Season
By ODU Athletics
NORFOLK, Va. – Holly Hutchinson of the Old Dominion women’s tennis team was the Conference USA Athlete of the Week on Wednesday afternoon, as announced by league officials.
The weekly award marks Hutchinson’s league-leading fourth of the season and third in the past four weeks. Hutchinson has won more weekly awards than any other C-USA team.
ODU leads the league with six weekly awards. Rice, who has the second most, has won three weekly awards this season.
Hutchinson, who is ranked 79th in the nation, went 3-0 last week, notching a pair of singles wins and a doubles victory. The junior earned both singles wins in straight-sets over opponents from William and Mary and C-USA foe Marshall. Her biggest victory came over the 82nd-ranked tandem from William and Mary. Hutchinson paced the Monarchs to a pair of wins to close out the season with a 17-3 record. Hutchinson and teammate Brooke Pilkington are now nationally ranked No. 87 in doubles by the ITA.
2019 C-USA Tennis Female Athletes of the Week
J16: Michaela Haet, Rice
J23: Victoria Walter, Marshall
J30: Katia de la Garza, Southern Miss
F6: Nataliia Vlasova, Old Dominion
F13: Michaela Haet, Rice
F20: Holly Hutchinson, Old Dominion
F27: Brooke Pilkington, Old Dominion
M6: Basak Akbas, FIU
M13: Martina Kudelova, Florida Atlantic
M20: Anastasia Smirnova, Rice
M27: Holly Hutchinson, Old Dominion
A3: Holly Hutchinson, Old Dominion
A10: Maria Kononova, North Texas
A17: Holly Hutchinson, Old Dominion