BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (EIU) — Eastern Illinois senior women’s tennis player Grace Summers was named the Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week following her efforts last week on the court.
Summers posted a 2-0 record in singles play at the Panthers split a weekend series of matches against Chicago State and Northern Illinois. She competed at No. 2 singles in both matches. On Friday her three-set win secured the winning point for the Panthers against Chicago State. On Saturday against NIU, Summers won her singles match in straight sets and also posted a win at No. 1 doubles with partner Stella Cliffe.
For the season Summers is 6-6 in singles play with a 3-2 record at No. 2 singles. She is also 6-6 in doubles play for the year with Cliffe, all played at No. 1 doubles.
EIU returns to action on Friday, March 2 hosting IUPUI and Illinois-Springfield in a doubleheader at the Dodds Tennis Center in Champaign.