WAC Tennis Athletes of the Week Announced
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.