Mountain West Women's Tennis Player of the Week

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – UNLV junior Carol Zi Yang has been named Mountain West Women’s Tennis Player of the Week for matches played through Tuesday, March 15. It is the second career MW weekly accolade for Yang.

Junior, Shenzhen, China/Shenzhen School

  • Helped lead UNLV to an undefeated 3-0 week with wins over No. 61 Old Dominion, BYU and at Boise State. The Rebels are now 15-0 on the year.
  • Went a combined 4-1 at the No. 1 singles and doubles positions.
  • Competing at the No. 1 singles position earned two straight-sets victories against Old Dominion and BYU and beat Boise State’s Hanna Kantenwein in three sets.
  • Teamed up with freshman Aiwen Zhu for a 1-1 doubles record, defeating ODU’s Adriana Rajkovic and Natalya Malenko.

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 16    Carol Zi Yang, Jr., UNLV