Pleiman, Roebker Earn Atlantic 10 Weekly Honors
March 28, 2011
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Xavier women's tennis sophomore Katie Pleiman and freshman men's netter Jimmy Roebker were named Atlantic 10 Performer and Rookie of the Week respectively the conference announced Monday.
Pleiman extended her singles-match win streak to five matches this past week, as the sophomore claimed victories over Duquesne's Anna Mungo (6-1, 6-0) and Dayton's Claire Dreyer (2-6, 7-6, 1-0) on the number-one court. She was also victorious at No. 2 doubles, teaming with fellow Musketeer Kally Alkire to defeat the Dukes (8-4) and Flyers (8-3).
Roebker earned a straight-set victory over Bradley's Juan Cuadrado (6-3, 6-0) at No. 2 singles and also registered an 8-6 triumph at No. 2 doubles along with partner Bobby Deye.
Xavier returns to action Wednesday with the Musketeer women hosting Wright State at 2 p.m. at the Queen City Racquet Club, and the Musketeer men traveling to WSU for a 3 p.m. match.