FGCU's Ascua Collects Final #ASUNWTEN Weekly Award

LakePoint, Ga. - FGCU's Julia Ascua collected her third career ASUN Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week honor, announced Wednesday by the league office.

Ascua earns her first ASUN Women's Tennis Player of the Week honor this season after putting on a 3-0 performance for the Eagles. The junior helped guide FGCU to its second-straight ASUN Regular Season title defeating North Florida and Stetson last week. In No. 2 singles, she took down Ospreys' Eva Nyikos 6-3, 7-5 and against Stetson grabbed a win over Danel Ashirova 6-1, 6-2. Ascua also added a 6-3 doubles win alongside teammate Maja Ornberg against the Hatters. 

ASUN Women's Tennis Player of the Week - April 18th
Julia Ascua, FGCU 
Junior | Santa Fe, Argentina
 | No. 2 Singles | No. 1 Doubles | Economics & Accounting
- Third Career ASUN Conference Women's Tennis award; first this season
- Went 3-0 on the week for the Eagles in singles and doubles play 
- Ascua defeated UNF's Eva Nyikos in No. 2 singles 6-3, 7-5
- Also grabbed a win against Hatters' Danel Ashirova by the score of 6-1, 6-2
- Helped the Eagles blank Stetson 7-0, claiming FGCU's second-straight ASUN Regular Season title

Other Nominees: 
Alexandra Mercado, Kennesaw State; Viktoriya Dzyuba, Lipscomb; Amanda Helminsky, NJIT; 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
Apr. 18th Julia Ascua, FGCU


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