PERRYSBURG, Ohio -- Mika Misgav (Tel Aviv, ISRAEL) collected her first victory at Saint Louis in the Billikens' 6-1 loss at Bowling Green Friday afternoon.  Misgav started school at Saint Louis University in mid-January.

Misgav defeated Vanesa Pardo 6-1, 4-6, 6-1 at No. 5 singles.

                  Bar Botzer, Wake Forest University


Botzer Picks Up Player of the Week Honors

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Wake Forest men's tennis team swept the ACC's weekly tennis awards as the league announced its Player and Doubles Team of the Week on Wednesday (Feb. 20). Sophomore Bar Botzer (Tel Aviv, ISRAEL) was named the Player of the Week while the tandem of Alan Gadjiev and Borna Gojo were tabbed as the Doubles Team of the Week.
Botzer, a native of Tel Aviv, Israel, led the Deacs to a 3-1 record and a runner-up finish at the ITA National Team Indoor Championship this past weekend in Chicago, with all four teams appearing in the top-12 of the national team rankings. Individually, Botzer posted a perfect 4-0 singles record, with three of his wins coming against ranked opponents.
In the championship match, Botzer, who entered the tournament ranked 21st nationally, defeated 12th-ranked Kyle Seelig of Ohio State in straight sets. Prior to his win over Seelig, Botzer also defeated No. 32 Adam Ambrozy of Columbia, No. 36 Josh Peck of North Carolina and UCLA's Patrick Zahraj.


                    Dor Saar, University of Maine

Orono, Maine, February 26, 2019 -- The University of Maine women's basketball team attempts to run its current winning streak to double-digits as it carries its nine-game win streak to UMass Lowell. Maine's win streak is currently tied with James Madison for the seventh longest active win streak in the nation. The Black Bears, who recently picked up their 20th win of the season, have now tallied 20 or more wins in four of the last five seasons. Maine enters play 11-0 all-time against the River Hawks.

With a win and a Hartford loss, the Black Bears would clinch their second consecutive America East regular season title, thus locking up home court throughout the America East playoffs. Maine won its ninth consecutive victory on February 24th, a 71-61 decision over Stony Brook at the Augusta Civic Center.  Dor Saar chipped in 15 points on 5-of-10 shooting with four assists in that game.  Saar ranks second in the league and 41st in the nation with 5.1 assists per game while her 2.46 assist to turnover ratio is an America East best and 24th overall.

                  Lee Or, Northwestern University
EVANSTON, Ill. – Northwestern opened a pair of weekend matches with a commanding 7-0 victory over Iowa on Friday evening at Combe Tennis Center.
The Wildcats started off strong with a dominant 6-0 win by Clarissa Hand and Lee Or (Kfar Saba, ISRAEL) at No. 1 doubles. The No. 20 ranked pairing is now 7-3 on the season.
Carol Finke kept the Wildcats' momentum going with a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 6 singles to improve to 4-0 in competition. Or quickly followed Finke with a 6-2, 6-3 victory in the No. 3 slot.
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Shockers Claim First Top-30 Win Since 2013

HANOVER, N.H. – The Wichita State men's tennis team knocked off No. 28 Dartmouth Saturday
 inside the Boss Tennis Center, marking the first top-30 win for the Shockers since the 2012-13 season.
WSU came into the match with a total of four wins in flights five and six. Freshman Orel Ovil 
competed in the sixth flight for the fifth time this season, and gave the Shockers some much 
needed momentum after winning in straight sets over Ross (6-3, 6-2) to tie the match.

                     Orel Ovil, Wichita State University