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Kordolaimi Named American Player of the Week

March 25, 2014

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PROVIDENCE, R.I.--- The Cougars racked up another American Athletic Conference Player of the Week award this week, as it was junior Elena Kordolaimi taking home the honor this time around, the conference office announced on Tuesday.

Kordolaimi has notched Houston’s fourth weekly conference honor of the season, as freshman Despoina Vogasari has claimed the award three separate times for the Cougars this year.

The Lamia, Greece native went a perfect 4-0 last week, picking up two singles and two doubles victories over Louisiana Tech and at conference rival SMU.

Friday she earned a dominating 6-3, 6-2 victory over Louisiana Tech’s Marta Sramkova, before taking down SMU’s Hristina Dishkova 6-2, 6-4 less than 24 hours later, helping Houston earn its first win over the Mustangs since 1998.

Her superb play carried over to doubles competition, as she teamed up with Vogasari to earn convincing 8-2 and 8-4 court one victories over the weekend.

Kordolaimi owns a 13-5 overall singles record this season, while she’s posted an 8-4 singles mark during dual play this season. In addition, she ranks second on the team in doubles victories with 12.

In addition to the overall accolades, Kordolaimi came up with perhaps Houston’s gutsiest performance of the year, as she earned a come-from-behind 6-3, 6-7, 6-2 win on court two to clinch a 4-3 win over then-ranked No. 17 Tulsa back on March 1, which still goes down as the highest ranked opponent the Cougars have defeated in program history.

At one point this season, she was ranked No. 122 in the nation according to the ITA’s individual poll.

The junior will aim to keep her strong play going this weekend when Houston heads east to take on Dartmouth on Friday and No. 50 Harvard on Sunday.


 

 

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