Mountain West Announces 2013-14 Men's Tennis All-Conference Awards
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Mountain West announced its 2013-14 All-Conference team and individual awards for men's tennis this evening, as selected by the league's eight head coaches.
Nevada senior Victor Ouvrard was named MW Player of the Year, thanks to his solid play at the No. 1 and 2 singles positions. Hailing from Tours, France, Ouvrard was 23-5 during the regular season, including a perfect 6-0 mark in MW matches. He has won seven straight contests entering the 2014 MW Men’s Tennis Championship.
New Mexico’s Hayden Sabatka earned MW Freshman of the Year honors. The Denver, Colo., native posted a 23-11 overall record while playing out of the No. 1-3 singles positions. He was 5-1 in Conference matches this season.
|2014 MOUNTAIN WEST MEN'S TENNIS ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM|
|**Andy Bettles||Boise State||Sr.|
|*Nathan Sereke||Boise State||Sr.|
|Sai Kartik||Fresno State||Jr.|
|*Sam Iftikhar||New Mexico||Jr.|
|Hayden Sabatka||New Mexico||Fr.|
|**Thorsten Bertsch||San Diego State||Jr.|
|Hunter Nicholas||San Diego State||Sr.|
|^Andy Bettles/Thomas Tenreiro||Boise State|
|Brendan McClain/Garrett Patton||Boise State|
|Victor Ouvrard/Robert Allan||Nevada|
|Sam Iftikar/James Hignett||New Mexico|
|#Thorsten Bertsch/Hunter Nicholas||San Diego State|
|^Ace Matias/Denys Plume||UNLV|
Player of the Year: Victor Ouvrard, Sr., Nevada
Freshman of the Year: Hayden Sabatka, New Mexico
* = two-time honoree
** = three-time honoree
# = Bertsch previously won All-Conference honors in 2011-12 with a different partner.
^ = Bettles and Matias previously won All-Conference honors in 2012-13 with different partners.