Rumley named Grinnell College Athlete of the Week

October 17, 2014

Julia Rumley TennisA perfect effort on the court earned Julia Rumley of Anchorage a nice reward.

The junior tennis player was named Grinnell College Athlete of the Week after winning all six matches in singles and doubles as the Pioneers swept three conference opponents.

Rumley, of East High fame, won her first match at No. 4 singles and picked up two more wins at the No. 5 position.

She also teamed with Sydney Banach to win No. 3 doubles three times.

On the season Rumley has an 8-2 record in singles and has won eight doubles matches with three different partners.

Grinnell is playing at the Midwest Conference Championships in Wisconsin this weekend. In 2012, Rumley was the No. 6 singles champion and half of the victorious No. 3 doubles team.