ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum's Katarina Majorova has been named the AstroTurf South Atlantic Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week announced league officials Tuesday. Majorova earns this honor for a third time in her young Pioneer career.
Majorova, a sophomore from Martin, Slovakia, who is ranked 12th in NCAA Division II singles by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, defeated 41st-ranked Felicia Baratta of North Georgia by a 6-1, 6-3 score at number-one singles as the Pioneers beat the 22nd-ranked Nighthawks 7-2 on Saturday. Majorova and Franziska Funke also teamed for a 9-8 (7-5) win at flight two doubles as the Pioneers improved to 4-0 on the season by winning their spring opener.
Majorova, who was named South Atlantic Conference Freshman of the Year last season and first-team All-Conference in both singles and doubles, is off a 2-0 start in singles and has a 3-0 record in doubles, boosting her career singles record to 17-7 and her doubles mark to 24-7.
Tusculum (4-0) returns to action March 3rd when the Pioneers travel to Bluefield State for a 2 p.m. match.