FGCU's Ornberg Adds Her Second #ASUNWTEN Honor with Two Road Wins

LakePoint, Ga. - FGCU's Maja Ornberg landed her second career ASUN Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week accolade, announced Wednesday by the league office. The sophomore from Kil, Sweden helped the Eagles to road victories against Lipscomb and Kennesaw State as she registered a combined 3-1 record. Against Lipscomb, Ornberg fell at No. 1 doubles but rebounded to defeat the reigning ASUN Player of the Year - Viktoriya Dzyuba - in three sets to guide FGCU to a 4-3 victory. Ornberg swept through Kennesaw State with a 6-3, 6-1 win vs. Alexandra Mercado and adding a 6-1 doubles victory with Julia Ascua.

ASUN Women's Tennis Player of the Week - April 4th
Maja Ornberg, FGCU
Sophomore | Kil, Sweden | No. 1 Singles | No. 1 Doubles | Communication 
- Second Career ASUN Conference Women's Tennis award; first this season
- Posted 2-0 record at No. 1 singles & 1-1 mark at top doubles in two FGCU wins
- Defeated defending ASUN Player of the Year Viktoriya Dzyuba in three sets at Lipscomb
- Topped KSU's Alexandra Mercado; 6-3, 6-1, in FGCU's 7-0 victory vs. the Owls
- Added 6-1 win in doubles at KSU with teammate Julia Ascua

Other Nominees:
Kateryna Popova, Lipscomb; Luise Intert, North Florida; Danel Ashirova, Stetson.

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
Apr. 4th Maja Ornberg, FGCU 


 

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