Mountain West Announces Women's Tennis Player of the Week

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – For the second consecutive week and third time in her career, Fresno State sophomore Mayar Sherif Ahmed has been named Mountain West Women’s Tennis Player of the Week. The award covers matches played through March 8. 

Sophomore, Cairo, Egypt/Lycée El Horreya
Helped lead Fresno State to a perfect 2-0 week with wins over CSUN (6-1) and No. 56 Hawai‘i (4-1) on March 5 and March 6, respectively. 
Went a 2-0 in the No. 1 singles position and 1-0 in both the No. 1 and No. 2 doubles spots during the two matches. 
Playing in the top singles position, defeated Micky Hsu of CSUN, 6-3, 6-3, before knocking off Hawai‘i’s Cindy Nguyen, 7-5, 6-1. 
Picked up a doubles win with sister Rana Sherif Ahmed against CSUN, 6-4, in the No. 1 spot.
At the No. 2 doubles position versus Hawai‘i, partnered with Galina Bykova to earn a 6-0 victory. 

2016 MW Women’s Tennis Players of the Week
Jan. 20 - Carol Yang, Jr., UNLV
Jan. 27 - Galina Bykova, Jr., Fresno State
Feb. 3 - Aiwen Zhu, Fr., UNLV
Feb. 10 - Sophie Watts, Sr., Fresno State
Feb. 17 - Ludivine Burguiere, Jr., New Mexico
Feb. 24 - Andrea Leblanc, Jr., New Mexico
March 2 - Mayar Sherif Ahmed, So., Fresno State
March 9 - Mayar Sherif Ahmed, So., Fresno State