Okhremchuk is MW Tennis Player of the Week

Jan. 23, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Air Force senior Lance Wilhelm has been named the Mountain West Men's Tennis Player of the Week, while Nevada junior Michelle Okhremchuk has been selected as the MW Women's Tennis Player of the Week.

Okhremchuk, from Doneck, Ukraine, won both of her No. 1 singles matches at the Winter Beach Tennis Invitational in Long Beach, Calif. She topped Michaela Bezdickova of New Mexico (ranked No. 74) in straight sets, 6-3, 6-2. Okhremchuk also defeated Julyette Steur of Colorado, 6-2, 6-1. Okhremchuk and doubles partner Emma Verberne won all three of their No. 1 doubles matches. They defeated New Mexico's Bezdickova and Laura Richardson, 8-0; Colorado's Steur and Winde Janssens, 8-4 and Long Beach State's Ebba Unden and Karolina Rozenberg, 8-4.