Insausti Named Pac-10 Men's Tennis Player of the Week

April 17, 2006

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Washington senior Jean-Noel Insausti has beennamed the Pac-10 Men's Tennis Player of the Week for Apr. 10 - 16,Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Insausti, from Souraide, France, helped Washington to a sweep of the LosAngeles schools last weekend, notching two three-set tiebreak singleswins, including the clinching match in the Huskies' upset over No. 7UCLA. Insausti, ranked 90th in the nation, upset then-No. 78 MathieuDehaine, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5) in the No. 3 singles position.Insausti's win gave Washington the 4-3 upset victory over UCLA, handingthe defending national champion its first Conference loss of the season.

Against USC, Insausti turned in an exciting three-set victory overUSC's Kaes Van't Hot, 6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (11). With the wins, Insaustiimproved his singles record to 15-4.

This is Insausti's first Pac-10 Player of the Week honor and firstweekly honor all-time for Washington.

ALSO NOMINATED: Conor Niland, Sr., CAL; K.C. Corkery, Sr., STAN; GarrettSnyder, Jr., USC.

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