Columbus State University

CSU women's tennis player Petschnig is conference Player of the Week

Columbus State’s Eva Petschnig was named Peach Belt Conference women’s tennis Player of the Week for the week ending March 22.

Petschnig, a senior, posted a 4-0 singles record for the week and was leading in another match when play was halted. Her biggest win of the week came against Francis Marion’s Tereza Sykorova.

Sykorova, the ninth-ranked player in Division II, was undefeated heading into play but Petschnig took a 6-0, 6-4 win in Florence on Wednesday.

Petschnig, ranked No. 5 in Division II and No. 2 in the Southeast Region, is 13-1 in singles play this season and has won nine consecutive matches.