April 16, 2014
SAN BRUNO, Calif. - The West Coast Conference announces its women's tennis weekly honors for singles and doubles competition for April 16, 2014.
WOMEN'S TENNIS SINGLES PLAYER OF THE WEEK
ANDREA KA, SO., SAN FRANCISCO
San Francisco sophomore Andrea Ka is the West Coast Conference Women's Tennis Singles Player of the Week. Tuesday, she took down San Diego's Shani Blecher, 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, to open the week for USF. The following day, Ka battled No. 44 Laura Antonana Iriarte of San Diego State and earned a 6-1, 6-4 victory over the ranked foe as USF posted a 4-3 win against the Aztecs.
In USF's last home stand of the season, Ka defeated Portland's top player, Maja Mladenovic, 6-3, 1-6, 6-2, Friday. Ka and the Dons then notched their sixth sweep of the season, knocking off the visiting Gonzaga Bulldogs in resounding fashion. Ka's singles point came in a 6-0, 6-1 takedown of Kylie Peek. Playing with partner Marina Nikolic in doubles action, Ka went a combined 7-0 on the week for USF. She now stands at 15-4 in the spring, and has notched an overall record of 18-9 for the Dons in singles play this season.
Also Nominated: Anna Depenau, San Diego; Lorraine Guillermo, Pepperdine; Katie Le, Santa Clara; Nicollette Tran, 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
April 16: Andrea Ka, San Francisco
WOMEN'S TENNIS DOUBLES TEAM OF THE WEEK
ANNA DEPENAU/COLOMBA DiFILLIPPO, SAN DIEGO
Senior captain Anna Depenau and freshman Colomba DiFilippo, who play No. 2 doubles for the University of San Diego, have turned in a strong season thus far. The duo has won their last seven matches, are 5-1 in conference, and have an overall record of 8-4. They are normally the first off the court, giving the Toreros the opportunity to clinch at the No. 1 and 3 spots. This week the tandem defeated USF's Thyra Taune and Sofia Holmberg 8-6, while cruising past BYU's Nicolette Tran and Savannah Ware 8-4.
Also Nominated: Yuki Chiang/Michaela Capannolo, Pepperdine; Andrea Ka/Marina Nikolic, San Francisco
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
April 16: Anna Depenau/Colomba DiFillippo, San Diego