Virginia junior Emily Fraser has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Tennis Co-Player of the Week along with Miami senior Bianca Eichkorn, after each led their teams to a pair of victories that included wins over ranked opponents on the No. 1 court.
The then 88th-ranked (and now No. 41) Fraser led Virginia to a pair of wins last Saturday, as the Cavaliers defeated No.55 Marshall by a a 6-1 score and No. 66 Winthrop by a 7-0 margin. Virginia improved to 6-0, the best start in school history.
Fraser defeated the highest ranked player in the Atlantic Region, scoring a 6-1, 6-1 sweep of Marshall's No. 27 Michaela Kissell. The Rye, N.Y. native followed up with another straight-set win vs. Winthrop, downing Elizaveta Zaytseva by a 6-0, 7-5 score at No. 1.
Fraser upped her dual singles record for the still-young season to 4-1. Her weekend also included an 8-3 win in the No. 1 doubles match vs. Winthrop, as she teamed with Hana Tomljanovic for an 8-3 victory.
Virginia will be hosting the ITA National Team Indoor Championships this weekend, which features the top 16 teams in the country.