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Johnson Honored As MVC Women's Tennis Player Of The Week

Courtesy: Drake Athletics
         
Release: January 28, 2014
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The Missouri Valley Conference has announced that Drake sophomore Maddie Johnson (Onalaska, Wis.) was honored as the MVC Women's Tennis Player of the Week.  The award marks the initial weekly accolade for a Bulldog this season and the second in Johnson’s career.

Johnson posted a 1-1 combined singles/doubles mark in Drake's setback on Sunday (Jan. 26) versus Milwaukee at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center.

The 118th-ranked player in the country extended her singles winning streak to eight with a 6-2, 6-2 triumph past Hayley Marshall at the No. 3 singles position. 

On the season, Johnson owns a 28-8 combined singles/doubles record, including 15-3 in singles.

Johnson and the Bulldogs (0-1) conclude their season-opening two-match homestand welcoming North Dakota to the Roger Knapp Tennis Center on Saturday (Feb. 1) for a 10:00 a.m. match.

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