Mountain West Announces Men's Tennis Player of the Week

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – UNLV senior Jakob Amilon earned Mountain West Men’s Tennis Player of the Week honors for matches played through April 18. It is the sixth career MW weekly accolade for Amilon.  

Senior, Stockholm, Sweden / Mikael Elais Gymnasium
  • Helped UNLV post Conference wins over New Mexico (4-2) and Air Force (4-0) on April 14 and 16, respectively.
  • Went a combined 4-0 at the No. 1 singles and doubles positions.
  • Did not lose a set in any of his matches, and lost only one game in his doubles contests.
  • In singles, defeated Lobos junior Bart Van Leijsen, 6-1, 7-6 (8), and Air Force’s Max Olson, 7-5, 6-0, in straight sets.
  • With teammate Evaldo Neto, blanked New Mexico 6-0 and defeated Air Force 6-1 at the No. 1 spot.

2017 MW Men’s Tennis Players of the Week
Jan. 18 – Jack Swindells, Sr., Utah State
Jan. 25 – Julien Evrard, Fr., Nevada
Feb. 1 – Samuel Serrano, So., Utah State
Feb. 8 – Jakob Amilon, Sr., UNLV
Feb. 15 – Samuel Serrano, So., Utah State
Feb. 22 – Bart Van Leijsen, Jr., New Mexico
March 1 – Ricky Hernandez-Tong, So., New Mexico
March 8 – Jaime Barajas, Jr., Utah State
March 15 – Jakob Amilon, Sr., UNLV 
March 22 – Jaime Barajas, Jr., Utah State
March 29 – Jack Swindells, Sr., Utah State 
April 5 – Xander Veys, Jr., Fresno State
April 12 – Jakob Amilon, Sr., UNLV
April 19 – Jakob Amilon, Sr., UNLV