September 14, 2011
2011-12 Season - Kim Sawyer named CCIW women's tennis "Player of the Week"
|Kim Sawyer and partner Meghan Wethington battle with St. Norbert.|
Augustana sophomore Kim Sawyer was named College Conference of Illinois Wisconsin women’s tennis “Player of the Week” this past week. Sawyer led the Vikings to a 4-1 record from Sept. 5-10 as she compiled a first singles record of 5-0 and a first doubles record of 3-1. She has a 7-0 record on the season at first singles for the Blue and Gold and is looking to build off her 29-7 singles record from last year.
Sawyer cruised to wins early in the week defeating conference opponent Millikin 6-2, 6-1 at first singles and opponent Loras 6-0, 6-0 in singles. She followed that with conference singles wins at Carthage 6-0, 5-7, (10-6) and at Elmhurst 6-3, 4-1 ret. In addition to her singles win against St. Norbert, to finish the week, Sawyer teamed with first doubles partner Meghan Wethington to defeat St. Norbert 9-8(5) in a pivotal doubles match.
Sawyer and Vikings are back in action this Saturday when they host matches with Cornell at 9:30 am and Lake Forest at 4:00 pm at the Carver Courts.
Release written by assistant sports information director Jon Miedema