Serchenko Receives SBC Athlete of The Week

DENTON, Texas - North Texas tennis junior Ilona Serchenko was named the Sun Belt Conference Athlete of the Week on Wednesday for her performance against No. 33 Arizona and No. 50 Cal Poly last weekend.

Serchenko collected a 2-0 record in singles on the road swing, collected the only point for the Mean Green against Arizona with a 6-4, 7-5 straight set victory over Debora Castany.

The junior then sealed the North Texas victory over No. 50 Cal Poly in convincing fashion with another straight set victory over the Mustangs Ane McPike, 6-1, 7-5.

Serchenko joins senior Nadia Lee as the only two members of the Mean Green to receive Sun Belt Athlete of the Week honors.

No. 60 North Texas will be back in action on Friday, Feb. 24 at 2 p.m. when South Alabama makes a visiti to the Waranch Tennis Complex.



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