Mountain West Announces Men's and Women's Tennis Players of the Week

Feb. 22, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -

TCU's Daniel Sanchez has been selected as the Mountain West Men's Tennis Player of the Week, while TCU's Gaby Mastromarino has been named the MW Women's Tennis Player of the Week.

Sanchez, a product of Monterrey, Mexico, went 2-0 last Saturday, helping 44th-ranked TCU down Wichita State, 6-1. The senior teamed with sophomore Max Stevens at the second doubles spot, defeating the WSU tandem of Kester Black and Nestor Perez, 8-6, to help the Horned Frogs clinch the doubles point. He returned to the court later in the match, notching a 7-6 (4), 6-3 straight-set win over Tomislav Gregurovic at the No. 3 singles position.

Mastromarino, hailing from Jupiter, Fla., went 2-0 last Sunday to help propel 47th-ranked TCU to a 4-3 victory over 32nd-ranked Oklahoma. She began the dual match by competing in doubles action, teaming with freshman Simona Parjova to knock off the tandem of Abbi Melrose and Whitney Wofford (8-0) at the No. 3 position and help the Horned Frogs earn the doubles point. The senior captain went on to pick up another victory in singles action, downing Melrose in straight sets (6-1, 6-3) at the fourth singles position.