California's Conor Niland Named Pac-10 Men's Tennis Player of the Week

Feb. 13, 2006

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - CALIFORNIA senior Conor Niland has been named the Pac-10 Men's Tennis Player of the Week for Feb. 6 - 12, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Niland, a senior from Limerick, Ireland, won his fifth straight at the No. 1 singles position, after defeating Fresno State's Jakub Cech in two sets, 6-1, 6-2 on Saturday. Niland's 5-0 record in the first position marks his best season-opening record.

In doubles action, Niland paired with junior Tyler Browne in the first position to defeat Sam Gibbs and Sergiu Modoc, 8-4.

With their 7-0 sweep over the Bulldogs, the Bears improve their record to 4-1 overall. Cal will travel across the Bay to face rival Stanford on Sat., Feb. 18.

This is Niland's first Pac-10 Player of the Week honor and first weekly honor all-time for California.

2006 PAC-10 MEN'S TENNIS PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Feb. 6- Roger Matalonga, Sr., ARIZ; Feb. 13- Conor Niland, Sr., CAL.

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