Gabriel Karatantcheva, Women's Tennis

Gabriel Karatantcheva, Women's Tennis

Freshman Gabriel Karatantcheva of the Francis Marion University Women's Tennis team has been named the McDonald's Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of February 24 - March 2, 2020

The Florence area McDonald’s Owner/Operators are proud to support the Francis Marion Student Athlete of the Week! Go Patriots!

Karatantcheva had a perfect 4-0 week as Francis Marion won both its matches. She is unbeaten in singles play this season 6-0 and 5-1 in doubles action. Last week: in a 5-2 win at Catawba, she won 6-2 at No.3 doubles with Hermon Mikael and then defeated Vicky Beardsley (NR) at No.3 singles 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7-3); in a 6-1 win over Bluefield State, she won 6-1 at No.3 doubles and then beat Sophie Bygrave (NR) at No.3 singles 6-3, 6-0.

Francis Marion (5-2), winners of four straight, will host a pair of matches this coming weekend at the Dr. Eddie Floyd/Florence Tennis Center: Chowan University on Saturday at 10 a.m. and Lenoir-Rhyne University on Sunday at 3 p.m.

Francis Marion University / McDonald's Student-Athlete of the Week

Date Name Sport
Sept. 9 Kayla Arthur Volleyball 
Sept. 16 Maximiliano Rocco Men's Soccer
Sept. 23 Dayle McEwen Women's Soccer
Sept. 30 Lily Walton Volleyball
Oct. 7 Andrea Liddell Women's Cross Country
Oct. 14 Travis Cooke Men's Soccer
Oct. 21 John Burghardt Men's Golf
Oct. 28 Natalie Vaughn Volleyball
Nov. 4 Ivan Henderson Men's Cross Country
Nov. 11  Sidney Warden Men's Soccer
Nov. 18  Oliver Peters Men's Soccer
Nov. 25  Zaria Woods Women's Basketball
Dec. 2  Kiana Adderton Women's Basketball
Jan.6  Winston Hill Men's Basketball
Jan. 13  Scarlett Gilmore Women's Basketball
Jan. 20  Kiana Adderton Women's Basketball
Jan. 27  Kiana Adderton Women's Basketball
Feb. 3  Winston Hill Men's Basketball
Feb. 10  Liam Day Men's Tennis
Feb. 17  Katelyn Ellard Softball
Feb. 24  Hermon Mikael Women's Tennis
March 2 Gabriel Karatantcheva Women's Tennis
March 9    
March 16    
March 23    
March 30    
April 6    
April 13