Anya Morgina Named AgSouth Athlete of the Week

Anya Morgina

April 9, 2012

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Senior Anya Morgina from the Gamecock women's tennis team has been named AgSouth Athlete of the Week.

Morgina provided the clinching point in both singles of her singles in the Gamecocks' wins over LSU and Arkansas. The 6-1 win over LSU was South Carolina's most lopsided versus the Tigers since 2006 and the 7-0 shutout against Arkansas was just Carolina's fourth in the all-time series with the Razorbacks

She also clinched the doubles point with Dominika Kanakova against Arkansas with an 8-5 win. Morgina trailed 4-1 in her No. 2 doubles match with Kanakova against LSU before winning seven of the next eight games for an 8-5 win.

Morgina improved to 19-8 on the year overall with her two wins and upped her record at No. 1 singles to 13-5. She stands 18-8 in doubles matches and owns a 13-7 record in doubles in dual match play.