Wyoming's Hancock Named MWC Women's Tennis Player of the Week

March 8, 2004


Wyoming senior Jennifer Hancock and Air Force junior Tyler McClung were named Mountain West Conference Women's and Men's Tennis Players of the Week, respectively.

Hancock, from Spanish Fort, Ala., led Wyoming to a 2-0 record over the weekend, posting a pair of victories in singles and doubles play. She started the weekend with a straight set win (6-3, 6-0) over Weber State's Briana Beauchene at No. 3 singles. In the Cowgirl victory over Montana State, she defeated Katy Clarke at the No. 3 spot, 6-1, 6-1. Hancock also paired with Yuliani Santi at No. 1 doubles to bring home a 9-8 win over Weber State's Chelsee Drews and Beauchene, and an 8-6 victory over Laurel Brown and Katy Clarke of Montana State.

McClung, a Puyallup, Wash., native, went undefeated in four singles and four doubles matches last week as Air Force posted a 2-2 record. Competing at the No. 4 spot, McClung opened the weekend with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Mike Good of Army, followed by another straight set win (6-4, 6-1) over Montana State's Branden Olson. The next day, he defeated Sergi Vila of Drake, 6-3, 6-4 and beat John Ghani of Missouri-Kansas City, 6-1, 6-1. McClung also teamed with Shannon Buck to post a 4-0 record in No. 1 doubles play.

2004 MWC Men's Tennis Players of the Week: Jan. 29 - David Kowalski, Jr., New Mexico; Feb. 4 - Divan Coetzee, Sr., New Mexico; Feb. 11 - Henner Nehles, So., UNLV; Feb. 18 - Shannon Buck, So., Air Force; Feb. 26 - Erik Nyman, Sr., BYU;Mar. 3 - Ryan Stotland, Jr., New Mexico; Mar. 8 - Tyler McClung, Jr., Air Force.

2004 MWC Women's Tennis Players of the Week: Jan. 29 - Iva Gersic, Fr., New Mexico; Feb. 4 - Tiffany Robertson, Jr., New Mexico; Feb. 11 - Katie Tomkie, Jr., Air Force; Feb. 18 - Sofia Holden, Fr., BYU; Feb. 26 - Maja Kovacek, So., New Mexico;Mar. 3 - Barbora Zahnova, Sr., BYU; Mar. 8 - Jennifer Hancock, Sr., Wyoming.