April 9, 2013
SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- The West Coast Conference is pleased to recognize its March 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 the 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 March. Jullien continued her run as the WCC's highest-ranked player throughout all of March, ending the month at No. 17 nationally. She went 6-2 in March, with her only losses coming to players ranked in the top 100 (and both coming in three sets). She also continued to pile up wins over ranked opponents, defeating the No. 23, 106 and 108 ranked players in the month.
Jullien went 3-0 against WCC competition, winning all three matches in straight sets and not allowing more than four games in any one set to a WCC competitor. This is the third straight Singles Player of the Month award for Jullien.
Also Nominated: Aubrey Paul, BYU; Samantha Polayes, GON; Kristine Kouyoumjian, LMU; Khunpak Issara, PEP.
2012-13 WCC WOMEN'S TENNIS SINGLES PLAYER OF THE MONTH
March: Jenny Jullien, Saint Mary's
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 March. Lorraine Guillermo and Khunpak Issara have established themselves as one of the top doubles pairs not only in the West Coast Conference but in Division I Women's Tennis. The duo is currently ranked #11 in the country, and went a perfect 7-0 during the month of March. The pair is on an active nine-match win streak dating back to mid-February.
Thanks in part to the efforts of Guillermo/Issara, the Waves chalked wins over Michigan State, Marshall, Sacramento State, San Francisco and Santa Clara. This is the fourth Doubles Players of the Month award for Guillermo/Issara in 2012-13.
Also Nominated: April Bisharat/Claudia Razzeto, LMU; Laura Claus/Shani Blecher, USD.
2012-13 WCC WOMEN'S TENNIS DOUBLES PLAYERS OF THE MONTH
March: Lorraine Guillermo/Khunpak Issara, Pepperdine
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