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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