Wichita, Kan. – Bethel College Breanna Honer (Freshman, Shawnee, Kansas) is awarded the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Women's Tennis Athlete of the Week.
Laurentsi Arakhamiya (Minsk, Belarus) is named Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week. The awards are based on Honer and Arakhamiya's performances March 25 - April 1.
Honer went 4-0 on the week leading the Threshers to an 8-1 win over Missouri Valley and a 9-0 win over Doane (Neb.). Playing #1 singles Honer defeated Daniela Cheda from Missouri Valley 6-0, 6-0 on March 28. Two days later, Honer defeated Kendra Ritter from Doane 6-0, 6-1. Honer, along with teammate Ashley Koester, defeated Roller/Barr from Missouri Valley 8-1 & Ritter/Bamesberger from Doane 8-1.
Honer is 6-1 in singles on the year and currently ranked #44 in the NAIA/ITA National Rankings. The team is 4-3.
Against Doane (Neb.) in the #1 singles position, Arakhamiya defeated his opponent 8-2. Playing #1 doubles he and partner Michiel Van Den Bogaert were victorious over Doane, 9-7.
#7 Bethany defeated Doane 9-0 to move to 12-1 on the season. Arakhamiya is now 7-5 as an individual, 8-4 in doubles.