Following the successful weekend of the squad, freshman Julia Metzger has been named this week's GoDucks.com student athlete of the week for January 25th-January 29th.
Metzger helped lead the women's tennis team to a 3-0 record this past weekend with wins over Portland, Eastern Washington, and Portland State. On Friday versus Portland, Metzger won at No. 2 singles (6-0, 6-1) and helped pull-out a tough 8-5 win at No. 2 doubles with teammate Sabine Fuchs.
Metzger continued her great play on Sunday against Eastern Washington. Metzger again won at No. 2 singles (6-1, 6-0) and teamed with Trudie du Toit at No. 1 doubles for an 8-0 win. Metzger's strong play continued against Portland State. In her first time playing at No. 1 singles for the Ducks she won 6-3, 6-0 and then teamed with Fuchs again for another win at No. 1 doubles (8-2).
After the weekend, Metzger has now won five straight singles matches including a pair of victories over top-100 ranked opponents.