Aranda Named OVC Women's Tennis Player of the Week

Lexi Aranda

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – SIUE women's tennis senior Lexi Arannda was selected as the Ohio Valley Conference Athlete of the Week after the match against Chicago State this weekend.

Lexi Aranda won both her singles match and doubles match against Chicago State. She defeated Mariya Kostyuk 7-5, 6-3 at No. 1 singles and earned a 6-2 victory against Mariya Kostyuk and Judit Aubets with doubles partner Morgan Steffes at the No. 2 spot.

Aranda has an overall singles record of 5-1 during the spring season and was voted No. 4 on the OVC's Top Ten Player Rankings at the start of the season. Aranda is also 6-0 in doubles play with her partner Morgan Steffes at the No. 2 position. 

SIUE women's tennis continues its homestand with a match Saturday at SIUE's outdoor tennis courts. Saturday's match against Missouri State begins at 1 p.m.

SIUE Sweeps Chicago State
February 26, 2017 SIUE Sweeps Chicago State
Cougars Defeat NIU Huskies
February 18, 2017 Cougars Defeat NIU Huskies
Frogner Earns OVC Honor
February 15, 2017 Frogner Earns OVC Honor
Women's Tennis Stuns SLU 4-3
February 4, 2017 Women's Tennis Stuns SLU 4-3