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FMU’s Gavdunova named PBC Player of the Week

FLORENCE, SC – Francis Marion University junior Jitka Gavdunova has been selected as the Peach Belt Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week for March 28-April 2.

Gavdunova, currently ranked 16th nationally among NCAA Division II women’s singles players, won both her singles matches last week, defeating opponents from Augusta State University and USC Aiken – both in straight sets. She also posted a 2-0 mark in doubles play.

The native of Vejprty, Czech Republic, improved her season singles record to 14-1 (at the No.1 position) and her doubles mark to 13-3. In singles play, she has lost only five sets all season.

She has helped the 14th-ranked Patriots to a 10-6 overall record and a 6-5 PBC mark. All of the team’s losses have been to nationally ranked opponents. FMU will play at UNC Pembroke on Wednesday at 3 p.m.

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Last Published: May 6, 2011 11:14 AM
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