Missionary tennis player Roberg NWC Athlete of Week

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WALLA WALLA — Whitman tennis player Alyssa Roberg was named the Northwest Conference Student-Athlete of the Week Tuesday after leading the Missionaries to three wins at the Winter Classic last weekend at the Bratton Tennis Center.

Roberg and partner Courtney Lawless won all three of their doubles matches with UC Santa Cruz, Linfield and Willamette at the Classic and won two singles matches for a 5-0 weekend.

Roberg, a senior, posted a win in the No. 2 singles slot against Santa Cruz in straight sets and rallied to a 2-1 win over Linfield’s No. 2.

Whitman improved to 2-0 in NWC play and 3-1 overall. The Missionaries host Lewis & Clark Saturday at 2 p.m.

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