Freshman Elizabeth Tsvetkov of Stony Brook has been named the America East Player of the Week by the Division I conference.
In its wrapup of the week, AmericaEast.com noted that Elizabeth did not lose a match, going 4-0 against ranked opponents.
Against the No. 43 ranked in the nation according to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) rankings, Tsvetkov teamed up with Kristina Vozniak to win their doubles match (6-3). She then went on to defeat her singles opponent in No. 4 singles 4-6, 7-6, 6-3.
The Seawolves did lose their perfect record the following day against No. 36 Harvard, 5 points to 2. In the loss, Tsvetkov and Vozniak won again in their doubles match (8-5), and the Brooklyn, New York native completed the undefeated week with a 7-5, 6-0 win.
Tsvetkov’s heroics have helped the Seawolves earn their first national ranking, at No. 53 by the ITA.