April 8, 2014
SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference announces its women’s tennis weekly honors for singles and doubles competition for April 8, 2014.
WOMEN’S TENNIS SINGLES PLAYER OF THE WEEK
JENNY JULLIEN, SR., SAINT MARY’S
Saint Mary's No. 1 player moved her spring record to 14-1 with a 3-0 week in which she didn't drop more than three games in a set. Jullien started the week with a 6-3, 6-2 win over San Francisco's Andrea Ka, then beat Pacific's Iveta Masarova 6-3, 6-3 to improve to an unblemished 5-0 in conference play. The reigning WCC Player of the Year ended the week with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Sacramento State's Alina Soltanici. Jullien is the WCC’s top-ranked singles player at No. 10 nationally in the current ITA poll.
Also Nominated: Yuki Chiang, Pepperdine; Katie Le, Santa Clara; Savannah Ware, BYU
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
March 4: Lorraine Guillermo, Pepperdine
March 13: Savannah Ware, BYU
March 19: Danielle Flores, Saint Mary’s
March 26: Toby Miclat, BYU
April 1: Lorraine Guillermo, Pepperdine
April 8: Jenny Jullien, Saint Mary’s
WOMEN’S TENNIS DOUBLES TEAM OF THE WEEK
ANDREA KA/MARINA NIKOLIC, SAN FRANCISCO
The tandem of Andrea Ka and Marina Nikolic knocked off the top pair from No. 42 Saint Mary's Wednesday to extend their winning streak to seven matches. Ka and Nikolic downed Jenny Jullien and Parminder Kaur, 8-5, in Wednesday's match against the Gaels. It was just the second loss of the dual match season for the Saint Mary's duo.
Ka, a sophomore from Paris, France, and Nikolic, a junior from Mountain View, Calif., have compiled a 13-3 dual match record and stand at an undefeated 4-0 mark in West Coast Conference play. The win over their foes from Moraga stand as their seventh victory in a row, as the two have taken nine out of the last 10.
Also Nominated: Michaela Capannolo/Yuki Chiang, Pepperdine; Mayci Jones/Toby Miclat, BYU; Catherine Leduc/Jamie Pawid, Saint Mary’s
WCC Women’s Doubles Team of the Week
Feb. 11: Michaela Capannolo/Yuki Chiang, Pepperdine
Feb. 18: Matea Cutura/Ale Granillo, Pepperdine
Feb. 25: Matea Cutura/Ale Granillo, Pepperdine
March 4: Matea Cutura/Ale Granillo, Pepperdine
March 13: Lorraine Guillermo/Apichaya Runglerdkriangkrai, Pepperdine
March 19: Morgan Anderson-Littlewood/Meghan Sheehan-Dizon, BYU
March 26: Nicolette Tran/Savannah Ware, BYU
April 1: Lorraine Guillermo/Apichaya Runglerdkriangkrai, Pepperdine
April 8: Andrea Ka/Marina Nikolic, San Francisco