Two Muskteers Earn A-10 Weekly Honors

Senior Kaitlyn Zinn

Senior Kaitlyn Zinn

Feb. 15, 2010

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Xavier women’s tennis senior Kaitlyn Zinn and freshman Katie Pleiman earned Atlantic 10 weekly honors this week after strong performances over the weekend.Zinn was named A-10 Player of the Week while Pleiman earned A-10 Rookie of the Week for the second straight week.

Zinn earned her first Player of the Week honor after posting two singles wins this weekend. She defeated Nicole Haralambopoulos of Youngstown State 6-1, 6-2 on February 12 and Erin Conroy of Duquesne 4-6, 6-4, 6-0 on February 13. Both wins came at the No. 5 position.

Pleiman posted victories over Margarita Sadovnikov of Youngstown State, 6-2, 6-2, and Ana Mungo of Duquesne, 6-1, 6-4. In doubles action she and sister Christie earned two wins in the No. 3 slot. This is Pleiman’s third weekly honor overall this season. XU is off to a 3-0 start in the Atlantic 10 and has won four straight matches.

The Musketeers return to action February 17 as they travel to Morehead State for a non-conference match.