Kelcy McKenna Named Pac-10 Women's Tennis Player of the Week
March 31, 2008
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - ARIZONA STATE freshman Kelcy McKenna has been named Pac-10 Womens Tennis Player of the Week for Mar. 24-30, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.
McKenna won both of her singles matches in the No. 2 position against No. 7 California and No. 5 Stanford without losing a set. She beat No. 20 Jessica Nguyen of Stanford, 6-4, 6-4, to help her team defeat the Cardinal for the first time in 24 years. The freshman also tallied a huge victory over two-time NCAAchampion Susie Babos, 6-3, 7-5, even though her team would fall. McKenna also won both her doubles matches to help secure the doubles point for the Sun Devils in both matches. The freshman is now 28-6 overall in singles (14-2 in dual play) and 22-7 overall in doubles.
Arizona State holds a 12-4 overall record and 2-1 Conference record in dual match play this season as it will finish out the season on the road, first heading to the state of Washington to take on the Huskies and Cougars this weekend.
This is the first Pac-10 Player of the Week award McKenna. The award is the fourth for the Sun Devil women's team.
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