Augustana’s Jesperson Named NSIC Tennis Player of the Week



BURNSVILLE, Minn. – Katie Jesperson led the Vikings on their trip to Puerto Rico with a 7-1 combined record in singles and doubles helping Augustana to a 4-1 record on their trip.¬† Here efforts landed Jesperson the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Player of the Week Award.¬† Jesperson lost her first singles match of the year to St. Joe’s, but the fifth-ranked player in the Central Region bounced back nicely with four singles wins and three doubles victories. Jesperson logged a big win over Division I Providence’s No. 1 singles player and earned straight-set wins in all of her four victories. Paired with Jessa Richards at No. 1 doubles, Jesperson allowed her opponents to win a combined four games in three matches including wins over Division I institutions Providence and Valparaiso.

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