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WAC Tennis Athletes of the Week Announced
Courtesy: WAC
DENVER - Utah State's Matt Sweet and San Jose State's Klaudia Boczova have been named the Western Athletic Conference Men's and Women's Tennis Players of the Week, respectively, for the week of Feb. 4-10.

Sweet, a sophomore from Salt Lake City, Utah (Cottonwood H.S.), combined for an undefeated week in the Aggies three matches against Weber State, Montana State and Utah. Sweet went 2-0  on the week, playing in No. 4 singles and 3-0 with partner  Andrew Whiting in at No. 3 doubles. Sweet didn't lose a set in singles play, defeating Sanjay Goswami (WSU) 7-6, 6-1 on Wednesday. On Friday Sweet was victorious over Harry James (MSU), 6-4, 6-4. In doubles play Sweet and Whiting won on Wednesday (8-7), Friday (8-4) and against Utah on Saturday (8-6).

A sophomore from Bratislava, Slovakia, Boczova helped the Spartans defeat Santa Clara for the first time in 15 season. Playing in the No. 1 singles position, Boczova defeated No. 26 Katie Le, 2-6. 7-5, 7-6 (7-1) in the final match, clinching the 4-3 win. Boczova overcame match point in the second set and broke serve trailing 4-5 in the third set to stay alive and give her and her team a chance to win. Her victory is the first time a San Jose State player beat a top-30 ranked player in singles this season. With her win she extended her singles winning streak to six in a row. She also teamed with Chau Truong at No. 2 doubles for the Spartans only doubles victory.

Also nominated for the men: Denver, Jens Vorkefeld; Idaho, Dmitry Perevoshchikov; Seattle U, Zach Kosanke; UT Arlington, Carlos Arbiza; UTSA, Marin Ayala.

Also nominated for the women: Denver, Sophia Bergner; Idaho, Beatriz Flores; UT Arlington, Giada D'Ortona; UTSA, Jacobea Junger. 


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