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Miseviciute appears in May 12 issue of Sports Illustrated

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Miseviciute appears in May 12 issue of Sports Illustrated

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – University of Arkansas Lady Razorback Aurelija Miseviciute has been selected to appear in the “Faces in the Crowd,” section of the May 12 issue of Sports Illustrated.

Miseviciute is currently ranked No. 1 overall in singles by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association with a 47-4 overall record for the season, tying the all-time mark by a men’s or women’s tennis student-athlete at Arkansas. Just last week, she was named the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Women’s Tennis Singles Championships which will begin on May 21 in Tulsa, Okla.

The native of Klaipeda, Lithuania has also garnered much attention off the court for her great academic accomplishments. The Southeastern Conference named her Scholar-Athlete of the Year to go along with a unanimous All-SEC First Team selection.

The 17th-ranked Lady’Back tennis team is currently gearing up for their NCAA Tournament First Round match up in Chapel Hill, N.C., against No. 46 Wake Forest on Friday at 1 p.m.

Stay close to LADYBACKS.COM for a preview and results for Friday’s first round match.



Sports Category : Tennis (W)