Samantha Koelliker

Samantha Koelliker

Senior Samantha Koelliker of the Francis Marion University women's tennis team has been named the McDonald's Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of March 6-12, 2017.

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

Koelliker captured both a singles and doubles win in the Patriots’ 8-1 victory over Augusta University on March 10.  She teamed with Marie Krueger to earn an 8-1 win at the No.1 doubles position and then recorded a straight-sets 6-3, 6-2 victory at the No.1 singles spot. 

Koelliker, a native of Vielbringen, Switzerland is sixth on both the program’s career singles wins list with 56 and the career doubles victories list with 61. 

FMU, now ranked 18th nationally with a 7-5 overall record and a 3-3 conference mark, will next play March 24 at Clayton State University and March 25 at the University of Montevallo.

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

Date Name Sport
March 13 Samantha Koelliker Women's Tennis
March 6 Cristi Pressley Softball
Feb. 27 Sam Chiudina Softball
Feb. 20 TeTe Flowers Women's Basketball
Feb. 13 Jannik Roettlingsberger Men's Tennis
Feb. 6 Reese Cooley Baseball
Jan. 30 Detrek Browning Men's Basketball
Jan. 23 Briana Burgins Women's Basketball
Jan. 17 Detrek Browning Men's Basketball
Jan. 9 Briana Burgins Women's Basketball
Jan. 2 Shaunice Fulmore Women's Basketball
Dec. 12 Judah Alexander Men's Basketball
Dec. 5 Khai Chandler Women's Basketball
Nov. 28 Detrek Browning Men's Basketball
Nov. 21 Detrek Browning Men's Basketball
Nov. 14 Shaunice Fulmore Women's Basketball
Nov. 7 Kaitlyn Ziegelmaier Volleyball
Oct. 31 Caroline Boone Volleyball
Oct. 24 Levin Sandmann Men's Soccer
Oct. 17 Carrie McGinnis Volleyball
Oct. 10 Jonathan Mannes Men's Soccer
Oct. 3 Levin Sandmann Men's Soccer
Sept. 26 Emma Driggers Women's Cross Country
Sept. 19 Javier Bustos Jaimes Men's Cross Country
Sept. 12 Caroline Boone Volleyball
Sept. 6    Oliver Drakenhammar       Men's Soccer