North Florida's Montano Garners First Career #ASUNWTEN Weekly Honor

LakePoint, Ga. - North Florida's Lucia Montano earns her first career ASUN Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week honor after going 2-0 to start off conference play for the Ospreys, as announced by the league office on Wednesday. 

To start off ASUN Women's Tennis conference play, Montano helped the Ospreys to a 6-1 victory against Stetson on Saturday. The sophomore first grabbed a win at the No. 2 doubles spot with teammate Eva Nyikos, giving the duo their sixth-straight doubles victory. They are currently undefeated in doubles play on the season. Montano also picked up a win at No. 3 singles when she defeated Stetson's Vicky Guerinckx in straight sets to clinch the dual match. She becomes the fourth Ospreys to claim weekly honors this season. North Florida heads on the road this week to take on NJIT and USC Upstate as ASUN Conference play continues. 

ASUN Women's Tennis Player of the Week - Mar. 28th
Lucia Montano, North Florida 
Sophomore | Santa Cruz, Bolivia | No. 3 Singles | No. 2 Doubles
- First Career ASUN Player of the Week award; fourth this year for the Ospreys
- Helped clinch a 6-1 victory against Stetson to grab the Ospreys' first conference win
- Grabbed a win at the No. 3 singles spot defeating Stetson's Geurinckx 6-1, 6-4
- Montano along with teammate Eva Nyikos earned a win in No. 2 doubles 
- The sophomore and her counterpart are now undefeated in doubles play at 6-0 on the season 

Other Nominees: Sofia Perez, FGCU; Viktoriya Dzyuba, Lipscomb; Mayar Eltony, NJIT

Date ASUN Women's Tennis Player of the Week
Jan. 24th Arijana Korac, Stetson
Jan. 31st Rafaela Gomez, North Florida
Feb. 7th Advaita Saravanan, NJIT
Feb. 14th Madison Gallegos, FGCU
Feb. 21st Advaita Saravanan, NJIT 
Feb. 28th Alexandra Mercado, Kennesaw State
Mar. 7th  Eva Nyikos, North Florida
Mar. 14th Luise Intert, North Florida
Mar. 21st Brooke Milner, Stetson 
Mar. 28th Lucia Montano, North Florida


 

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