Women's Tennis Player Michaela Kissell named Marshall Student-Athlete of the Week

Feb. 9, 2010

Michaela Kissell is the Marshall Student Athlete of the Week ending Feb. 7.

Kissell swept both her singles and doubles matches this past weekend against in state rival West Virginia and nationally ranked Miami (OH). Down 7-4 in doubles against WVU, Kissell and Zaprazna rallied for five consecutive games and won 9-7. That would be the closest match for Kissell all weekend as she dominated her next three matches. No. 1 singles against WVU's Stephanie LaFortune proved no contest for Kissell as she made quick work, 6-1, 6-2.

On Sunday, Kissell and Dominika Zaprazna rolled through doubles with an 8-1 victory. Singles was just as quick for Kissell as she once again won 6-1, 6-2.