Mountain West Announces Men's Tennis Player of the Week
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Air Force senior Andrew Parks has been named Mountain West Men’s Tennis Player of the Week for matches played February 11-15. It is the first career MW weekly honor for Parks.
MEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
ANDREW PARKS, AIR FORCE
Senior, McKinney, Texas / Austin Tennis Academy
- Helped lead Air Force to a 2-0 week with a home victory against Eastern Washington (4-3) on February 11 and on a road win against Northern Colorado (6-1) on February 15.
- Went 2-0 in both singles and doubles play during the week.
- Posted an undefeated record in the No. 2 singles position with straight-set wins over Eastern Washington’s Victor Pereira (6-1, 6-3) and No. 115-ranked Eric Schuermans of Northern Colorado (6-4, 6-1).
- The victory over Schuermans was Parks’ first-career win against a nationally ranked opponent.
- Partnered with Isaac Perez in the No. 3 doubles spot to knock off Eduardo Bringold and Luke Ness of Eastern Washington (6-0) and Northern Colorado’s Connor Finnerty and Jacob Sheldon (6-2).
2016 MW Men’s Tennis Players of the Week
Jan. 20 – Freddy Gelbrich, Sr., San Diego State
Jan. 27 – Nikolas Papic, Sr., Fresno State
Feb. 3 – Jaime Barajas, So., Utah State
Feb. 10 – Jakob Amilon, Jr., UNLV
Feb. 17 – Andrew Parks, Sr., Air Force