Markesini named SoCon Player of the Week
Markesini named SoCon Player of the Week
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Markesini earns second weekly honor

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March 27, 2018) – Senior Ioanna Markesini (Athens, Greece) was tabbed the SoCon women’s tennis player of the week, as announced by the conference office Tuesday morning. Markesini helped her team improve to 3-1 in SoCon action, while extending the Bucs’ win streak to four after picking up two wins last week.

Markesini earns her second weekly honor of the season after going undefeated in ETSU’s matches. Against conference rival WCU, Markesini came back to win a 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 match to help her team sweep the Catamounts. Against VCU, she returned to the No. 1 singles spot and won 6-3, 6-3, while improving her singles record to 10-5 this season. In both doubles wins, she combined with Alory Pereira (Sao Paulo, Brazil), as the duo helped the Bucs earn the doubles point in both matches.

Markesini and the rest of the Bucs return to action this Saturday, March 31 when they host the Wofford Terriers. The match is set for 2:00 p.m. at the Dave Mullins Tennis Complex.

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