Clemson, S.C — Clemson freshman Eleni Louka has been named ACC Freshman of the Week for matches played March 2-8 as announced by the conference office on Tuesday afternoon. It marks the first time this season that a Clemson player has earned ACC weekly recognition.
The Derynia, Cyprus native extended her singles winning streak to five matches this week with three victories at line three, including wins over opponents from two of the nations top-five programs. On Friday against No. 4 Florida State, Louka outlasted No. 104 Nandini Das who was forced to retire at 3-2 in the final set. Then on Sunday, Louka notched a pair of wins over Adriana Reami of NC State (6-4, 6-2) and Chunxi Guo of Troy (6-1, 6-4).
In doubles, the freshman also faired well, adding a pair of victories alongside partner Mackenzy Middlebrooks, over NC State’s Nandini Das/Andrea Garcia, 6-0, and Troy’s Matea Mihaljevic/Shevita Aulana, 6-3. Overall this season, Louka is 16-15 in singles and 15-8 in doubles. For full match-by-match season statistics for Eleni Louka click here.
2020 ACC Players of the Week
Jan. 21 – Alana Smith, So., NC StateJan. 28 – Victoria Flores, Jr., Georgia TechFeb. 4 – Yufei Long, Jr., Boston College | Alexa Graham, Sr., North CarolinaFeb. 11 – Kenya Jones, Sr., Georgia TechFeb. 18 – Miami’s Estela Perez-Somarriba, Sr., Miami | Vivian Glozman, Jr., VirginiaFeb. 25 – Kenya Jones, Sr., Georgia Tech | Alexa Graham, Sr., North CarolinaMarch 3 – Natasha Subhash, Fr., VirginiaMarch 10 – Kenya Jones, Sr., Georgia Tech
2020 ACC Freshman of the Week
Jan. 21 – Kacie Harvey, North Carolina | Natasha Subhash, VirginiaJan. 28 – Natasha Subhash, VirginiaFeb. 4 – Elizabeth Scotty, North CarolinaFeb. 11 – Elizabeth Scotty, North CarolinaFeb. 18 – Natasha Subhash, VirginiaFeb. 25 – Victoria Allen, Florida StateMarch 3 – Natasha Subhash, VirginiaMarch 10 – Eleni Louka, Fr., Clemson
Clemson (12-7, 1-5 ACC) is set to return to action Sunday when it heads to North Carolina for a pair of contests against N0. 10 Duke and Elon.
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