MU’s Walter gets C-USA tennis Player of the Week

January 24, 2019 GMT

HUNTINGTON — Marshall University women’s tennis player Victoria Walter picked up her first Conference USA Player of the Week award.

In her first college match, the Marshall freshman from Vienna, Austria, defeated Lesedi Jacobs from the University of Kentucky 6-4, 3-6, 1-0 (10-8).

Walter was the only Thundering Herd winner in the match at Kentucky.

Marshall is on the court Saturday at home against Wright State (1 p.m.) and West Virginia State (about one hour later) inside the Huntington Tennis Club adjacent to the Huntington Mall in Barboursville.