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The weekly honor is the first for North Dakota since joining the Big Sky.
Ronkowski named Big Sky Player of the Week
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Updated: Thursday 02/11/2014 15:33:30 (ET)
by UNDsports.com
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- UND tennis player Callie Ronkowski was named the Big Sky women's tennis Player of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday.

Ronkowski, a junior from Grand Forks, went 3-0 in No. 2 singles play and 2-1 in doubles play this past weekend.

On Friday, she won her first singles match of the weekend against Jiek Stroobant of Northern Iowa in three sets (5-7, 6-3, 1-0). On Saturday, she finished the day unbeaten, defeating her opponents from Creighton (6-3, 6-2) and Western Illinois (6-0, 6-0).

In doubles action, Ronkowski and her partner Faith Lee, dropped their first match of the weekend against UNI (6-0) on Friday, but rebounded to win the doubles matches against Creighton (6-0) and Western Illinois (6-2) on Saturday.

The honor is the first Big Sky tennis player of the week honor for North Dakota.

Mitchel Knight from Northern Colorado was named the Big Sky's men's tennis Player of the Week.

Both the North Dakota men and women open their home schedule this weekend, hosting Weber State on Friday at the Choice Health and Fitness Club. The men's competition starts at 1 p.m., with the women beginning at 4 p.m.

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