Mountain West Women's Tennis Player of the Week

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Fresno State sophomore Mayar Sherif Ahmed has been named Mountain West Women’s Tennis Player of the Week for matches played through Tuesday, April 12. It is the fourth career MW weekly accolade for Sherif Ahmed.

Sophomore, Cairo, Egypt/Lycee El Horreya

  • Helped lead Fresno State to victories over Mountain West foes No. 53 UNLV (4-3) and San Diego State (7-0) on April 8 and 10th, respectively. The Bulldogs victory over the nationally-ranked Rebels was their fifth win over a ranked opponent this season and it snapped UNLV’s 19-match win streak.
  • Went a combined 4-0 while competing at the No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles positions. In the final match against UNLV, defeated Carol Zi Yang, the 82nd-ranked singles player, 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 to give FS the victory and then beat San Diego State’s Jana Buth, 6-2, 6-0.
  • In doubles action, teamed up with twin sister Rana Sherif Ahmed for a pair of 6-2 victories over UNLV’s Zi Yang/Aiwen Zhu and SDSU’s Buth/Isabelle Hoorn.

2016 MW Women’s Tennis Players of the Week
Jan. 20    Carol Zi 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
April 13    Mayar Sherif Ahmed, So., Fresno State