CHARLOTTE, N.C. (BigSouthSports.com) - Coastal Carolina senior Miki Bunea (Bucharest, Romania) has been selected as the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Women's Tennis Player of the Week, while teammate Katie Fosnacht (Blythewood, S.C.) has been named The Crons Brand Freshman of the Week for matches played Feb. 27-March 4, it was announced today by the League office.
Bunea posted wins at both No. 1 doubles and singles in the Chanticleers' 6-1 win over Radford last week. She helped Coastal earn the doubles point as she teamed up with Diana Mortlock to defeat Mia Drobnjak and Taylor Newman, 8-3. Bunea then won her fifth-straight singles match from the No. 1 singles position as she topped Petra Dajevic, 6-4, 7-5.
Fosnacht recorded wins in No. 2 doubles and No. 4 singles to help Coastal top Radford last week. She paired up with Mikaela Kristofersson to defeat Hannah Crawford and Meg Napolitano, 8-6, before topping Gemma Valls in three sets, 6-3, 1-6, 10-7.
Also nominated for Women's Tennis Player of the Week: Erica White (Gardner-Webb) and Paige Oelke (Presbyterian College).
Also nominated for Women's Tennis Freshman of the Week: Alice Hopkins (Gardner-Webb) and Greer Ransom (Presbyterian College).
2012 Women's Tennis Players of the Week
Jan. 19 - Andressa Garcia, Winthrop
Jan. 25 - Giovanna Portioli, Winthrop
Feb. 1 - Yasmine Alkema, Winthrop
Feb. 8 - Alexandra Sheeran, Liberty
Feb. 14 - Rebekah Jenkins, Liberty
Feb. 22 - Erica White, Gardner-Webb
Feb. 28 - Tamara Stanic, Campbell
2012 Women's Tennis Freshmen of the Week
Jan. 19 - Monica Aguado, Winthrop
Jan. 25 - Ekin Gunaysu, Winthrop
Feb. 1 - Katie Fosnacht, Coastal Carolina
Feb. 8 - Hannah Crawford, Radford
Feb. 14 - Katie Fosnacht, Coastal Carolina
Feb. 22 - Alice Hopkins, Gardner-Webb
Feb. 28 - Gemma Valls, Radford