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Diana Mortlock Named Big South Player of the Week

Third-seeded Coastal faces Liberty in Big South Championship on Thursday

       

Senior Diana Mortlock

Senior Diana Mortlock

April 17, 2012

CONWAY - Coastal Carolina senior Diana Mortlock has been selected as the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Women's Tennis Player of the Week.

Mortlock finished the week with a perfect 4-0 record at both No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles, leading the Chanticleers to a 3-1 record. With partner Miki Bunea, she started the week with an 8-5 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette, before she topped Erin Wilbert in singles, 6-2, 6-0.  A day later vs. Charleston Southern, Mortlock and Bunea swept Alexandra Walters and Yvonne Hubler, and she earned a 7-6, 6-4 victory over Angelica Sidorenko in singles.  In the 7-0 sweep over East Carolina, Mortlock and Bunea earned the doubles point with an 8-1 win and then took Mortlock took the singles point over Renata Bakieva, 6-4, 6-2.  She ended the week with a doubles win over Emily McNall and Christin Boissevain, 8-1, before knocking off Amryn Soldier, 6-1, 6-1.

The Coastal Carolina women's tennis will compete in the Big South Conference Championship beginning Thursday, April 19 at Asheville Raquet Club. The third-seeded Chants will play sixth-seeded Liberty at 3:30 p.m.