Furman's Adams named player of the week
Courtesy: Southern Conference
Release: 02/12/2019
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Furman's Julia Adams
Courtesy: Furman Athletics

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Furman’s Julia Adams has been named the Southern Conference women’s tennis player of the week for all matches played Feb. 5-11, the conference office announced Tuesday. Adams, a freshman, went 2-0 in singles play and 3-0 in doubles action on the week.

Adams started the week with a 6-1, 6-0 road win against USC Upstate’s Noelia Acuna in the No. 2 position on Feb. 6. Two days later against Coastal Carolina, Adams’ match with Jessie Mount went unfinished. On Feb. 10, Adams earned a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 win against Liberty in the third flight.   


In doubles play, Adams and her partner, Georgie Walker, beat USC Upstate’s Acuna and Ana Boza, 6-1, in the No. 3 position. The native of Knoxville, Tennessee, moved up to the No. 1 spot in the next two matches and played with teammate Katarina Kozarov. The duo combined to beat Coastal Carolina’s Mount and Jennifer Brown, 6-1, and then earned another 6-1 victory against Liberty’s Lara Soares and Maria Medina two days later.

Furman (7-1) is back in action at Marshall on Feb. 15 and against Penn State in Huntington, West Virginia, on Feb. 16.

Also nominated: Raquel Amaro (ETSU), Katie Sidor (Mercer), Tayah Cross (UNCG), Elsa Pool (Samford), Emma Van Hee (Chattanooga), Jordan Strickland (Western Carolina) and Brittney Wilbur (Wofford).

SoCon Women’s Tennis Players of the Week

Feb. 5 – Katarina Kozarov, Furman  

Feb. 12 – Julia Adams, Furman

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