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February 29, 2024 7:07 pm

Weber captures weekly conference honor

MOUNT OLIVE – Following a stellar performance in a regional win, University of Mount Olive women’s tennis junior Nele Weber was chosen as the Conference Carolinas Athlete of the Week by the league office on Feb. 15.

A 5-foot-9 junior from Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Germany, Weber registered a pair of victories as the Trojans outlasted Lenoir-Rhyne 4-3.

At No. 1 doubles, she teamed up with Liza Voloshyna to secure a 6-1 win. Later in the day, Weber captured a critical 6-3, 6-3 win in the fourth position of singles play.

This season, Weber holds a 4-1 record at No. 1 doubles while teaming up with Voloshyna and boasts a 4-2 mark in the fourth slot in singles play. She garnered the weekly league accolade for the first time in her career at UMO.

— From University of Mount Olive Athletics