March 15, 2013
SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- The West Coast Conference is pleased to recognize its February Women's Tennis Singles Player of the Month, Jenny Jullien from Saint Mary's College, and Doubles Players of the Month, Lorraine Guillermo and Khunpak Issara from Pepperdine University.
WOMEN'S TENNIS SINGLES PLAYER OF THE MONTH
JENNY JULLIEN, JR., SAINT MARY'S
Saint Mary's junior Jenny Jullien is the WCC Women's Tennis Singles Player of the Month for February. Jenny went 5-1 in February, with the highlight coming in a 7-5, 6-1 win over No. 10-ranked Krista Hardebeck of Stanford. Her win at No. 1 singles was a big part of Saint Mary's 4-3 win over the No. 7 Cardinal, the biggest win in program history (according to ranking).
Jullien also defeated No. 107 Grace Ysidora of Washington, and went 2-0 in WCC play. Jenny finished February ranked No. 18 in the country, the highest individual ranking ever for a Saint Mary's women's tennis player.
Also Nominated: Desiree Tran, BYU; Samantha Polayes, GON; Miya Jin, LMU; Khunpak Issara, PEP; Andrea Ka, USF; Cara Brown, USD.
2012-13 WCC WOMEN'S TENNIS SINGLES PLAYER OF THE MONTH
February: Jenny Jullien, Saint Mary's
January: Jenny Jullien, Saint Mary's
November: Katie Le, Santa Clara
October: Tory Parravi, Loyola Marymount
September: Lorraine Guillermo, Pepperdine
WOMEN'S TENNIS DOUBLES PLAYERS OF THE MONTH
LORRAINE GUILLERMO, SO./KHUNPAK ISSARA, SR., PEPPERDINE
Pepperdine sophomore Lorraine Guillermo and senior Khunpak Issara are the WCC Women's Doubles Tennis Players of the Month for February. Guillermo/Issara chalked four victories during the month of February, as all seven of the Waves' opponents in February were ranked, including two top-10 teams. Guillermo/Issara defeated pairs from #56 Fresno State, #5 Stanford, #29 Arizona State and #3 UCLA.
The Pepperdine tandem topped Stanford's Nicole Gibbs and Kristie Ahn in convincing fashion, 8-2. Although the top Cardinal doubles team was unranked, the duo comes highly touted. Gibbs is the defending NCAA singles and doubles champion.
Also Nominated: Morgan Anderson/Mackenna Maddox, BYU; April Bisharat/Tory Parravi, LMU; Catherine Isip/Elizabeth Searl, SMC; Katie Le/Jessica Agra, SCU.
2012-13 WCC WOMEN'S TENNIS DOUBLES PLAYERS OF THE MONTH
February: Lorraine Guillermo/Khunpak Issara, Pepperdine
January: Yurie Hashiguchi/Milica Hadzie-Tanovic, San Francisco
November: Lorraine Guillermo/Khunpak Issara, Pepperdine
October: Lorraine Guillermo/Khunpak Issara, Pepperdine