Athlete Of The Week
    For The 2015-16 Season



    Francesca Fusinato (Women's Tennis, Junior, Feltre, Belluno, Italy) - Fusinato picked up a monumental win this week, knocking off the nation's top-ranked player Clemson's Joana Eidukonyte in straight-sets with scores of 7-5, 6-2. It marks the first time a Tech player has defeated a top-ranked opponent. Fusinato also helped the Hokies to a pair of sweeps on Sunday as she rolled past Richmond's Ana Abadias, 6-1, 6-1 and UMBC's Maria Siopacha 6-3, 6-4.


    DATE ATHLETE SPORT
    Feb. 1Francesca FusinatoWomen's Tennis
    Jan. 25Sidney CookWomen's Basketball
    Jan. 18Zach LeDayMen's Basketball
    Jan. 11Zach LeDayMen's Basketball
    Jan. 4Hannah YoungWomen's Basketball
    Dec. 14Justin BibbsMen's Basketball
    Dec. 7Vanessa PanousisWomen's Basketball
    Nov. 30Joey SlyeFootball
    Nov. 23Zach LeDayMen's Basketball
    Nov. 16Solomon ChishkoWrestling
    Nov. 9Ty WalzWrestling
    Nov. 2Thomas CurtinMen's Cross Country
    (Individual ACC Champion)
    Oct. 26Joao MonteiroMen's Tennis
    Oct. 19Thomas CurtinMen's Cross Country
    Oct. 12Isaiah FordFootball
    Oct. 5Thomas CurtinMen's Cross Country
    Sept. 28Murielle TiernanWomen's Soccer
    Sept. 21Merlin BausMen's Soccer
    Sept. 14Laila GrayWomen's Soccer
    Sept. 7Merlin BausMen's Soccer
    Aug. 31Murielle TiernanWomen's Soccer


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    Athletes are retired after winning the award three times.
    NAMESPORTDATES WON
    Zach LeDayMen's BasketballNov. 23, Jan. 11, Jan. 18

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    The Virginia Tech Athlete of the Week is nominated by the Athletics Communications Staff and is voted on by employees of the Athletic Department.
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