Kelsi Oliphant Tabbed MAAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week

EDISON, N.J. – Kelsi Oliphant (Calgary, Alberta) of the Quinnipiac University women's tennis team was selected MAAC Women's Tennis Player of the Week, announced on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 by the league office. Oliphant has developed into a crucial member of the Bobcats' team, and earned the accolade after a tremendous showing this past weekend.

Oliphant survived in a third-set tie-breaker to defeat Della Taylor for the lone Bobcat point on Saturday afternoon. Oliphant won the first set, 6-4, but Taylor battled back to win the second set, 6-4. The freshman from Calgary came through in the end, defeating Taylor 11-9 in thrilling fashion for the victory. She has 17 wins at Quinnipiac this year.

Quinnipiac returns to action next week during Spring Break. The Bobcats will take on South Dakota St. (3/10), Creighton (3/11) and Navy (3/12) throughout its road swing in the Sunshine State. All the matches take place in Orlando.

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