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Aranda Wins OVC Athlete of the Week

Lexi Aranda
Lexi Aranda

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – SIUE junior Lexi Aranda earned the first Ohio Valley Conference Athlete of the Week award for the 2016 women's tennis season.

"Lexi played well this past weekend in Chicago in both singles and doubles," said SIUE Head Coach Nick Mueller. "Any recognition by the OVC is nice, and she is very deserving of this.  Lexi's determination will lead her throughout this spring semester." 

Aranda earned her third singles victory of the year in straight sets against Chicago State, improving her record to 3-2. She, along with Sierra Halverson, improved to 4-0 in doubles matches with their win over the weekend.

 The Cougars take the weekend off and return to action Saturday, Feb. 20, at home against Butler.