Melanie Delsart Named MVC Player Of The Week in Women's Tennis

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    March 9, 2011

    By Cameron Krones

    Southern Illinois University women's tennis player Melanie Delsart was named the MVC Player of the Week after going undefeated against Saint Louis and Austin Peay last Friday.

    In the Austin Peay match, Delsart defeated Vanja Tomic (APSU) 6-1, 6-2. Tomic was ranked No. 123 in the pre-season. Delsart also beat Hailee Elmore (SLU) 6-3, 6-2. Elmore entered the match ranked No. 20 in the Central region.

    In doubles, Delsart teamed with Jennifer Dien to defeat the Saint Louis duo of Hailee Elmore and Casey Mille, 8-3.

    Delsart has won five-straight double matches and with the two wins on Friday, she improved her singles winning streak to six.