Neuenschwander wins ‘Athlete of the Week’
Senior women's tennis player Whitney Neuenschwander has won the second installment of the Bethel College "Athlete of the Week" sponsered by the Bethel Beacon. Neuenschwander dominated her singles' match against Grace on Sept. 18 winning in straight sets 6-1, 6-1. She followed that up by combining with junior Molly O'Grady for an 8-2 victory in the no. 1 doubles match.
She has continued the streak of dominance ever since by rolling through singles' matches against Defiance and Taylor and by once again teaming up with O'Grady for an emphatic 8-0 victory in the no. 1 doubles' match against Taylor.
Neuenschwander hails from Warren, Ind. and has a career singles' record of 33-19 and a doubles' record of 34-20.
Voting for this week's award is now open with statistics included from Sept. 19-26. The nominees are Mallory Conrad (Women's Soccer), Morgan Fox (Volleyball), Bethany Blodgett (Women's Tennis) and the Men's Tennis team for their defeat of Defiance College.
Voting closes Sunday, Sept. 30 at 5 pm so make sure to cast your vote. And dont forget to check back at the Beacon to see who won!