Markesini tabbed SoCon Player of the Week
Markesini tabbed SoCon Player of the Week
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Markesini picks up first award of the season

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Feb. 20, 2018) – Senior Ioanna Markesini (Athens, Greece) was named the SoCon Player of Week, as announced by the conference office Tuesday morning.

Markesini led her team to a 1-1 record last weekend in Ohio. The Bucs picked up a 6-1 win over Big 12 opponent West Virginia, but fell to the Zips. Throughout the weekend, Markesini went undefeated in No. 1 singles. She opened the weekend with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over the Mountaineers’ Christina Jordan and then she finished the weekend with a 6-2, 7-6 (3) win over Rita Pedroso from Akron. 

The Athens, Greece native also won a 6-4 match in doubles action, when paired with Alory Pereira.

The Bucs hit the road to take on NC State tomorrow (Feb. 21) at 8:00 p.m. at the J.W. Isenhour Tennis Center.

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