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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