Mountain West Women's Tennis Player of the Week

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Fresno State senior Sophie Watts has been named Mountain West Women’s Tennis Player of the Week for matches played through Saturday, April 23. It is the seventh career MW weekly accolade for Watts.

Senior, Hitchin, England/St. Francis College

  • Helped lead No. 46 Fresno State to a regular-season finale victory at Nevada, earning victories at the No. 1 singles position and the No. 1 doubles spot.
  • Teaming up with sister Anneka Watts, clinched the doubles point with a 6-1 win over Adriana Gergelyova/Claudia Herrero. Quickly defeated Wolf Pack’s Sheila Morales (6-1, 6-2) to open up a 2-0 lead for the Bulldogs.
  • This singles victory was the 20th of the season, giving her at least 20 victories in three consecutive seasons, while the doubles win was a team-leading 24th.

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
April 20    Hanna Kantenwein, Fr., Boise State
April 26    Sophie Watts, Sr., Fresno State