May 2, 2000
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
Senior Cowgirl tennis player Melanie Roberts was named to theAll-Conference Team in singles for the 1999-2000 tennis season. TheMountain West Conference post season awards were announced on Sunday, April 29, 2000 and Robertswas the only Cowgirl to receive an award.
Roberts, who has been team captain for the tennis program three timesin her career, went 15-17 overall in No. 1 singles and 14-18 in No.1doubles this season. She was awarded player of the week on March 15,2000 because of her outstanding performance against Iowa St. Roberts was a great leader for this year's squad not onlyon the court but in the classroom as well. She holds a 3.28 GPA and hasbeen an Academic All-Conference selection twice in her career.
Mountain West Conference 2000 Women's Tennis Awards
Player of the Year Katarina Malec, UNLVFreshman of the Year Ashley Hedberg, UNMCoach of the Year Kevin Cory, UNLV
All-Conference Singles Katarina Malec UNLV Ana Friganovic New Mexico Megan Payne-Dorny Utah Eline Chiew BYU Natalia Alekhova New Mexico Veronica Goude UNLV Melanie Roberts Wyoming Amanda Bartz Colorado State Ashley Hedberg New Mexico Jodi Richardson BYU Whitney Wells San Diego St. Katja Karrento San Diego St.
All-Conference Doubles Katarina Malec/Marianne Bakken UNLV Ana Friganovic/Ashley Hedberg New Mexico Megan Payne-Dorny/Cassie Kasteler Utah Jodi Richardson/Kim Kelly BYU Laura Aguero/Whitney Wells SDSU Eline Chiew/Lu Oswald BYU