Lipscomb's Popova Earns First #ASUNWTEN Honor For Bisons This Season

LakePoint, Ga. - Lipscomb's Kateryna Popova landed her first career ASUN Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week honor, announced Wednesday by the league office.

Popova earns her first ASUN Women's Tennis Player of the Week award behind a 3-0 performance for the Bisons. The freshman claimed victories at the No. 2 singles spot over North Florida's Eva Nyikos and Stetson's Danel Ashirova. She then teammed up with Madeleine Brooks, as the duo clinched the doubles point against the Hatters. Popova moves to 14-2 on the season in singles play, which leads all singles players in the league.

ASUN Women's Tennis Player of the Week - April 11th
Kateryna Popova, Lipscomb
Freshman | Donetsk, Ukraine
| No. 2 Singles | No. 2 Doubles | Business Management  
- First Career ASUN Conference Women's Tennis award; first for Bisons this season
- Posted a 3-0 record for the week in singles and doubles play against UNF and Stetson
- Claimed a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Ospreys' Eva Nyikos in No. 2 singles
- On Saturday, defeated Danel Ashirova of Stetson to improve to 14-2 in singles
- Grabbed a win alongside teammate, Madeleine Brooks at the No. 2 spot to clinch the doubles point

Other Nominees: 
Sofia Perez, FGCU; Luise Intert, North Florida 

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 
Apr. 11th Kateryna Popova, Lipscomb

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