Joana Eidukonyte, Women’s Tennis, Junior, Vilnius, Lithuania
Eidukonyte advanced to the championship match in the Carolina Regional over the weekend to earn this week’s AgSouth Homegrown Athlete of the Week honor. Eidukonyte defeated three seeded opponents in the tournament, wins over top-seeded Hayley Carter and fifth-seeded Cassandra Vasquez, both of North Carolina and a three-set victory over third-seeded Ester Goldfield of Duke.
Eidukonyte had a lead in the title match, but ultimately fell to Carolina Price of North Carolina, who was seeded second in the tournament.
Eidukonyte will next appear in the USTA Collegiate Invitational at Disney in Orlando, Fla. from October 30-Novemebr 2.
March 14, 2019