2018 NAIA Women's Tennis National Player of the Week - No. 4 (April 11)

2018 NAIA Women's Tennis National Player of the Week - No. 4 (April 11)

By Jed Flemming, Athletic Communications and Media Intern

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jovana Peric of Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) has been named the NAIA National Women's Tennis Player of the Week, the national office announced Wednesday. Peric was selected based on her performances from April 4 - April 10 and was chosen out of a pool of conference, Association of Independent Institutions and unaffiliated group winners.

National Tennis Player of the Week

Jovana Peric, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)

So., Brcko, Bosnia and Herzegovina

• Peric had a perfect week, winning all six matches she played without dropping a set
• She helped lead then-No. 3 Lindsey Wilson past Receiving Votes Georgetown (Ky.), then-No. 10 Cardinal Stritch (Wis.), and then-No. 6 William Carey (Miss.)
• Peric is 6-2 on the season in both singles and doubles

For complete Player of the Week calendar, click here

Nominees: Tamara Klimek, Missouri Baptist ; Simran Kejriwal, SCAD Atlanta (Ga.) ; Yamit Vodavoz, Reinhardt (Ga.) ; Patricia Recalde Pacua, Brenau (Ga.) ; Madison Marler, Point (Ga.) ; Marlaina Peterson, Milligan (Tenn.) ; Sofia Scholl, St. Francis (Ill.) ; Lizzie Bauss, Indiana Wesleyan ; Caroline Boger, Bethel (Ind.) ; Monika Wynne, Spring Arbor (Mich.) ; Maria Lueken, Marian (Ind.) ; Christina Ternent, College of Saint Mary (Neb.) ; Yi Chen Pao , Xavier (La.) ; Michelle Bader, Missouri Valley ; Brailey McMinn, Southwestern (Kan.) ; Paola Vargas, Kansas Wesleyan ; Kaede Amano, Campbellsville (Ky.) ; Kaylin Venezia, Indiana East (Ind.) ; Camille Greenwell, Indiana Southeast (Ind.) ; Laura Grunden, Texas Wesleyan ; Nadja Ochsner, Loyola (La.) ; Mariah Plauth, Mobile (Ala.) ; Amanda Grebosky, Ave Maria (Fla.)

2017-18 Women's Tennis Composite Award Winners

Week 1 (March 21): Ljiljana Pajcin, Union (Ky.)
Week 2 (March 28): Aleksandra Grela, Keiser (Fla.)
Week 3 (April 04): Ainhoa Garijo Garrido, Cumberland (Tenn.)
Week 4 (April 11): Jovana Peric, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)


Championship Information

NAIA Women's Tennis Championship

May 12-16, 2020
Mobile Tennis Center
Mobile, Ala.