Mountain West Women's Tennis Player of the Week

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – New Mexico junior Andrea Leblanc has been named Mountain West Women’s Tennis Player of the Week for matches played through Tuesday, February 23. It is the first career MW weekly accolade for Leblanc.

Junior, Mexico City, Mexico/Morehead State

  • Helped New Mexico defeat No. 51 Utah, 5-2, in its only match of the week. This was the Lobos’ second consecutive upset after defeating Denver (No. 56) last week.
  • Competing at the No. 1 singles position, defeated the Utes’ Margo Pletcher in three straight sets, 6-7 (6-8), 6-1, 6-3.
  • Is currently ranked No. 120 nationally, after previously being unranked.
  • Partnered with teammate Ruth Copas to defeat Utah’s No. 2 doubles squad Sarah Richter and Alexia Petrovic, 6-1, helping UNM earn the doubles point.

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