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Catherine Kellner Named MU Athlete of the Week

April 12, 2011

Catherine Kellner has been named the Marshall University Athlete of the Week for her perfect 4-0 weekend against East Carolina and Cincinnati.

The senior, Smithtown, N.Y., native recorded her team-high 17th singles victory of the spring, and in the process registered her 80th career singles victory.

Kellner began the weekend as she and her doubles partner Maria Voscekova defeated ECU’s duo of Wanko/Bissat 8-2 on court two. In third singles, Kellner made quick work Petra Vogel, winning in straight sets, 6-2, 6-1.

Against Cincinnati, Kellner and Voscekova dropped one game in doubles en route to an 8-1 triumph over Witte/Slynko. Singles saw the senior captain defeat Lindsey Lonergan 6-1, 7-6.

Kellner plays the final home match of her career this Friday at 4 p.m. against Pittsburgh. She will retire with the third-highest singles winning percentage in MU history.