Pac-12 Tennis Weekly Awards - March 9, 2021
MEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Nathan Ponwith, Sr., ARIZONA STATE (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
- Went 2-1 in singles and picked up a doubles victory during No. 21 ARIZONA STATE's gauntlet this week that featured matches against No. 50 Tulsa, No. 28 Oklahoma and No. 2 Baylor, all on the road.
- Ponwith's singles wins against the Golden Hurricane and Sooners helped ASU (11-2) reach a 10-match winning streak, and helped the senior captain reach a team-best 10 wins.
- Ponwith's victories this week included a three-set victory over No. 67 Kody Pearson of Tulsa.
ALSO NOMINATED: Gustaf Strom, ARIZ; Sam Feit, UCLA; Geronimo Espin Busleiman, UTAH; Clement Chidekh, WASH.
WOMEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Michaela Bayerlova, Sr., WASHINGTON STATE (Krumbach, Germany)
- Posted two wins in WASHINGTON STATE’s upset of No. 16 USC on Sunday, marking just the second time in program history that WSU has defeated USC.
- Defeated No. 103 Naomi Cheong at No. 1 singles in three sets to give WSU a 3-1 lead in the match.
- Teamed with Hikaru Sato to defeat Cheong and Eryn Cayetano 6-4 at No. 1 doubles, helping WSU capture the opening doubles point.
ALSO NOMINATED: Marianna Argyrokastriti, ASU; Haley Giavara, CAL; Emily Arbuthnott, STAN; Abbey Forbes, UCLA; Eryn Cayetano, USC; Sedona Gallagher, WASH.
2021 PAC-12 TENNIS PLAYERS OF THE WEEK