SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference has named Pepperdine’s Luisa Stefani the West Coast Conference Women’s Singles Player of the Week and Pepperdine duo Stefani and Matea Cutura the Women’s Doubles Team of the Week.
Stefani continues her strong freshman campaign by defeating No. 50 Tami Nguyen of San Diego State in the No. 1 spot with a 7-5, 7-6 (2) result to propel Pepperdine to a sweep last week. Stefani is now 4-0 in dual play and has won her last 10 consecutive match-ups. She remains unbeaten against nationally-ranked opposition this spring with the win over Nguyen.
Stefani alongside Cutura earned the doubles honor after earning a 6-3 win in their first time competing as a doubles team, moving them to a 1-0 overall dual record. The duo competed in the No. 1 spot to earn the win against San Diego State.
Also Nominated: Single: Shani Blecher, San Diego
2016 WCC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week
Week 1 (2/9) – Luisa Stefani, Pepperdine
2016 WCC Women’s Tennis Doubles Team of the Week
Week 1 (2/9) – Matea Cutura and Luisa Stefani, Pepperdine