Vives Named Student-Athlete of the Week

Vives Named Student-Athlete of the Week

CORPUS CHRISTI – Judit Vives has been named the Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Pepsi. Vives earns the award after notching three wins in last week's play.

Freshman Vives put together another incredible week for the Islanders women's tennis team, winning all three singles matches to improve to a team-best 14-1 singles record on the year.

She started out the week with a sweeping 6-0, 6-0 straight-set victory in No. 3 singles over Prairie View A&M before clinching her third straight Southland Conference match for the Islanders.

The Barcelona, Spain native secured the match for the Islanders over Sam Houston State with a straight-set, 6-2, 6-2, win at No. 2 singles. Vives, who started out at No. 6 singles at the beginning of the season, worked her way up to No. 3, before earning her first win at No. 2.

On Sunday, Vives earned her second win of the season at No. 2 singles and a team-high eighth consecutive victory with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Lamar to improve to 7-1 in Southland play.

The Islanders women's tennis team will travel to UT-Pan American for a 2 p.m. match with the Broncs in Edinburg, before returning back to the Coastal Bend on Saturday for a noon meeting with Houston at the Thomas J. Henry Tennis Center.

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2013-14 Student-Athlete of the week, presented by Pepsi Weekly Winners:

4-8-14: Judit Vives, Women's Tennis

4-1-14: Vanessa Johnson, Women's Golf

3-25-14: Isabella Baptiste, Track & Field

3-19-14: Dawson Yates, Baseball

3-11-14: Shola Adebayo, Women's Basketball

3-4-14: Valentinas Rudys, Men's Track

2-25-14: Shola Adebayo, Women's Basketball

2-18-14: Zane Knowles, Men's Basketball

2-12-14: Jasmine Shaw, Women's Basketball

2-4-14: Paul Hansel, Men's Track

1-28-14: Camesha Davis, Women's Basketball

1-22-14: Jake Kocher, Men's Basketball and Guillaume Rauseo, Men's Tennis

1-14-14: John Jordan, Men's Basketball

1-7-14: Rashawn Thomas, Men's Basketball

12-10-13: Brandi Huff, Women's Basketball

12-3-13: Brittany Mbamalu, Women's Basketball

11-26-13: Logen Bourque, Volleyball

11-19-13: John Jordan, Men's Basketball

11-12-13: Jasmine Shaw, Women's Basketball

11-5-13: Philipp Baar, Men's Cross Country and Ashley Phelps, Volleyball

10-29-13: Vanessa Johnson, Women's Golf

10-22-13: Logen Bourque, Volleyball

10-15-13: Shayla Maldonado, Volleyball

10-8-13: Alyssa Miller, Women's Soccer

10-1-13: Cecilia Jones, Women's Cross Country

9-23-13: Kevin Bettendroffer and Stefania Nicolae, Men's and Women's Tennis

9-16-13: Logen Bourque, Volleyball

9-9-13: Ivy Baresh, Volleyball

9-2-13: Yvette Franco, Women's Soccer