Feb. 25, 2014
SAN BRUNO, Calif. - The West Coast Conference announces its women's tennis weekly honors for singles and doubles competition for February 25, 2014.
WOMEN'S TENNIS SINGLES PLAYER OF THE WEEK
JENNY JULLIEN, SR., SAINT MARY'S
Saint Mary's took on two of the nation's best in women's tennis, playing No. 3 Stanford and No. 5 Florida and that yielded a week that included a tremendous win for Jullien. The No. 13-ranked player in the country avenged her loss in this fall's ITA Northwest Regional final, beating No. 5-ranked Kristie Ahn of Stanford 6-4, 7-6 (9-7) at No. 1 singles. The win continues Jullien's impressive spring campaign, as she is now 7-0 with five wins over ranked players.
Also Nominated: Lorraine Guillermo, Pepperdine; Mayci Jones, BYU, Andrea Ka, San Francisco; Samantha Polayes, Gonzaga
WCC Women's Singles Player of the Week
Feb. 11: Michaela Capannolo, Pepperdine
Feb. 18: Lorraine Guillermo, Pepperdine
Feb. 25: Jenny Jullien, Saint Mary's
WOMEN'S TENNIS DOUBLES TEAM OF THE WEEK
MATEA CUTURA, SO./ ALE GRANILLO, SR. - PEPPERDINE
Sophomore-senior doubles pair and reigning WCC Doubles Team of the Week Matea Cutura and Ale Granillo continued their winning ways this week, tallying a victory against Vanderbilt to extend their win streak to five matches. Granillo and Cutura opened the week at No. 2 UCLA to battle Kaitlin Ray and Chanelle Van Nguyen. Although the Waves fell behind a break early, Cutura and Granillo battled to get back on serve, where their match ended at 4-5 once the Bruins had clinched the doubles point.
The duo got Pepperdine started off on the right foot on Sunday vs. No. 12 Vanderbilt, logging an 8-4 decision over Georgina Sellyn and Frances Altick. Cutura and Granillo are a team-best 5-1 in dual play and 7-2 overall.
Also Nominated: None
WCC Women's Doubles Team of the Week
Feb. 11: Michaela Capannolo/Yuki Chang, Pepperdine
Feb. 18: Matea Cutura/Ale Granillo, Pepperdine
Feb. 25: Matea Cutura/Ale Granillo, Pepperdine