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Milewski Serves Up First Career Big 12 Player Of The Week

Mar 5, 2007

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DALLAS - University of Colorado tennis student-athlete Monica Milewski was named women's tennis Big 12 Player of the Week, announced the conference office Monday.

Milewski, a sophomore from Park Ridge, Ill., won both of her matches at No. 1 singles to help Colorado to a 1-1 week.

CU upset No. 14 Baylor, 5-2 and a lost a close 4-3 decision to BYU.

The Buffaloes improved to 3-0 in conference play, their best start ever in Big 12 play.

Against BYU, she posted a come-from-behind 6-7, 6-3, 6-3 win over Lauren Jones, then followed with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Baylor's Zuzana Cerna. 

In doubles, she worked with Franziska Jendrian at No. 2 for two more wins. 

Milewski defeated a pair of senior opponents at singles en route to improving to 8-2 in dual singles play, including 3-0 in the Big 12.

In her brief two-year collegiate career, Milewski has won 35 singles and 24 doubles matches.