Arianne Hartono Named SEC Player of the Week
Feb. 14, 2018

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – For the second time in three weeks, Ole Miss women’s tennis senior Arianne Hartono has been named the SEC Player of the Week the conference office announced Wednesday.

Hartono was named SEC Player of the Week on Jan. 31 after leading the Rebels to the ITA Kick-Off Championship.

Hartono’s Week in Review…
• Helped the Rebels to a 2-1 record at the ITA National Team Indoor including wins against then-No. 13 UCLA and then-No. 11 Texas. 
• The Rebels’ lone loss was to the eventual champion and now No. 1, North Carolina. 
• Beat the No. 1 ranked player in the nation in straight sets to give the Rebels a 3-2 lead and set up her teammate for the match-clinching win against Texas. 
• Against UCLA, beat the No. 12 ranked player in straight sets to put the Rebels on the board after they had dropped the doubles point and the No. 2 singles match. 
• Improved to 15-4 overall and 6-0 at No. 1 singles. 
• Has won eight straight matches this spring. 

Rebels Back in the Top 10…
In the latest Oracle/ITA Rankings released Wednesday, the Rebels (6-1) moved up to No. 9. Ole Miss also moved up to No. 10 in the USTA College Tennis Top 25. It marks the first time since the 1999-2000 season for the Rebels to be ranked in the top 10. The Rebels’ lone loss is to No. 1 North Carolina, who went on to win the ITA National Team Indoor Championship.

Next up…
The Rebels carry their top 10 ranking on the road this weekend with a match at Baylor Saturday at 1 p.m.

For more information on Ole Miss Women's Tennis, follow the Rebels on Twitter at @OleMissWTennis, on Facebook at OleMissWTennis and on Instagram at OleMissWTennis.  Also follow Coach Beyers on Twitter, @MarkBeyers.


 

 

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