SLU's Kemkes Receives Weekly Women's Tennis Nod
Saint Leo's Laura Kemkes has been honored as Sunshine State Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week for the period ending March 13.
Kemkes (Berlin, Germany) led the No. 24 Lions to a 3-0 slate, going undefeated in all three of her matches at #3 singles and #1 doubles. In a 5-4 win over Michigan Tech, she blanked Nathalia Rondelli 6-0, 6-0 and teamed with Bethania Laan for an 8-0 win over Rondelli and Ploy Suthijidawong. In the Lions’ 8-1 win over Rockhurst, she rolled to another 6-0, 6-0 sweep over Erin Bales and joined Laan for an 8-1 victory against Bales and Rachel Lazenby. Kemkes closed the week with a 6-0, 6-2 singles win over Milena Vuksanovic in SLU’s 9-0 victory over No. 41 Wayne State. She and Laan toppled the No. 11-ranked duo of Sharon Gill and Kristina Goranskaya 8-1.
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