Christine Abayan Named MWC Player of the Week
Jan. 31, 2007
Air Force's Christine Abayan has been named the Mountain West Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week, announced Wednesday by the conference.
A sophomore from Murrieta, Calif., Abayan earned two wins apiece at the No. 1 and No. 2 singles positions for the Falcons, beating South Dakota State's Kate Wylie, 6-0, 6-1, Eastern Washington's Casey Knox, 6-2, 4-6, 6-0, Southern Utah's Carmen Blanco, 6-1, 6-0, and Colorado College's Leah Zipperstein, 6-2, 6-3.
Abayan also went 4-0 in doubles action, teaming up with two separate partners at the No. 1 and No. 2 positions to post wins over South Dakota State, 8-2, Eastern Washington, 8-3, Southern Utah, 8-6, and Colorado College, 8-2.
The Falcons won all four matches, improving their record to 4-1 this season.
Abayan and the Falcons open MWC play this Saturday, Feb. 3 at Wyoming. The match is scheduled to start at 10 a.m.