Mountain West Women's Tennis Player of the Week

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Nevada sophomore Claudia Herrero has been named Mountain West Women’s Tennis Player of the Week for matches played through Tuesday, April 5. It is the first career MW weekly accolade for Herrero.

Sophomore, Salamanca, Spain/IES Menendez i Pelayo

  • Helped lead Nevada to victories over UC San Diego (6-3) and San Diego State (4-3) on March 31 and April 1, respectively. The win against the Aztecs was the first Mountain West victory for the Wolf Pack.
  • Went a combined 4-0 while competing at the No. 1 singles and No. 2 doubles positions for Nevada.
  • Teamed up with Adriana Gergelyova to win their seventh consecutive doubles match, defeating UC San Diego’s Ashley Chao/Shannon Theisen and San Diego State’s Tami Nguyen/Taylor Lederma.
  • In singles action, won in straight sets over UC San Diego’s Kyra Scott (7-5, 6-3) and went to three sets against Aztecs’ Jana Buth (4-6, 7-6, 6-3).

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
March 16    Carol Zi Yang, Jr., UNLV
March 23    Aiwen Zhu, Fr., UNLV
March 30    Carol Zi Yang, Jr., UNLV
April 6    Claudia Herrero, So., Nevada