Julia Wais Named MW Women's Tennis Player of the Week

Aztec senior Julia Wais was named the MW Women's Tennis Player of the Week on Wednesday.

March 6, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - San Diego State senior Julia Wais has been named the Mountain West Women's Tennis Player of the Week, the conference announced on Wednesday. Wais, who went a perfect 4-0 last week while in Hawaii, picks up her first honor of the season and the fourth of her career.

The Goeppingen, Germany, native opened the Aztecs' road trip in Hawaii with two victories to help her team defeat Xavier, 6-1. Wais teamed with Kristin Buth in second doubles to take down Alex Brinker and Allyson Westling, 8-1. Wais would move on to defeat Katie Pleiman in first singles, 6-1, 6-4.

The second match of the trip would come against host Hawai'i, where Wais would once again post two wins to help SDSU to a 6-1 victory. Again paired with Buth, the duo would down Xenia Suworowa and Rebecca Faltusz, 8-2. In first singles, Wais dismissed her Rainbow Wahine opponent, Katarina Poljakova, 6-2, 6-3.

The 53rd-ranked San Diego State women's tennis team gets back onto the courts on March 8 when it takes on Pepperdine at Aztec Tennis Center.

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