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Celia Durkin Named Stanford/MET-Rx Student-Athlete of the Week
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 01/17/2006

Jan. 17, 2006

Celia Durkin (Los Angeles, CA/Calabasas) of the Stanford Women's Tennis Team was selected as the Stanford/MET-Rx Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Jan. 10-Jan. 16.

Durkin captured the singles title last Sunday at the Freeman Memorial Women's Tennis Championships, scoring a 6-2, 6-0 win over UCLA's Laura Gordon. Durkin knocked off UNLV's Elena Gantcheva on her home court in the quarterfinals, fighting off a match point to force a third-set tiebreaker and ultimately prevail 6-1, 1-6, 7-6 (7-4). A transfer from Harvard, Durkin was the 2005 Ivy League Rookie of the Year.

This is Durkin's first Stanford/MET-Rx Student-Athlete of the Week honor. The Cardinal Women's Tennis Team will be back in action at home versus Hawai'i on Thursday, January 26 (3:00 pm).

2005-06 Past Winners
Jan. 3-Jan. 9 Chris Hernandez
Dec. 27-Jan. 2 Candice Wiggins
Nov. 29-Dec. 5 Peter Varellas
Nov. 22-Nov. 28 Kristin Richards
Nov. 15-Nov. 21 Arianna Lambie
Nov. 8-Nov. 14 Julian Jenkins
Nov. 1-Nov. 7 Kelly Husted
Oct. 25-Oct. 31 - Brooke Bishop
Oct. 18-Oct. 24 - KC Corkery
Oct. 4-Oct. 10 - Peter Varellas
Sept. 27-Oct. 3 - Arianna Lambie
Sept. 20-Sept. 26 - Andrew Kartunen
Sept. 13-Sept. 19 - Foluke Akinradewo
Sept. 6-Sept. 12 - Kevin Schimmelmann
Aug. 30-Sept. 5 - Leah Tapscott


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