Armstrong's Mydla and Krtickova Named Tennis Players of the Week
Women's Player of the Week
Barbora Krtickova, Armstrong
Soph. • Nove Mesto Nad Metuji, Czech Republic
Krtickova led the No. 4-ranked Pirates to three wins over
nationally-ranked opponents as Armstrong remained unbeaten on the
season at 11-0 ... The No. 2-ranked singles player in the nation
outdueled No. 8-ranked Zora Vickova of fifth-ranked Hawaii Pacific,
6-0, 6-4, then picked up singles wins over No. 2 (NAIA) Fresno
Pacific’s Katarena Paliivets, 6-4, 6-4, and No. 13 Grand
Canyon’s Priscilla Annoual, 6-4, 6-3 ... Teamed with
Aleksandra Filipovski to give up just three games in three doubles
wins, over No. 23-ranked Mittag and Van de Velde of Grand Canyon
(8-1); over Fresno Pacific (8-1) and over Hawaii
Pacific’s Hansen and Smejova (8-0).
For a complete list of women's tennis weekly award winners, please click here.
Men's Player of the Week
Matus Mydla, Armstrong
Junior • Trencin, Slovakia
Mydla picked up a pair of wins over ranked opponents as the No.
3-ranked Pirates stayed perfect on the season at 13-0 ... Began the
week with a 6-4, 7-5 win over No. 21 Hawaii Pacific’s Gerald
Moretti ... Knocked off No. 17 (NAIA) ranked Nathan Martinet of
defending national champion and top-ranked Fresno Pacific, 6-3, 6-1
... Then dispatched No. 47 Patrice Giraldi of 15th-ranked Grand
Canyon, 6-2, 6-1 ... Teamed with Eudaldo Bonet to go 3-0 in
doubles, knocking off Boretti and Weling of Hawaii Pacific, 8-4;
Bruce-Burgess and Sanchez of Fresno Pacific, 8-1, and Grand
Canyon’s Saleem and Tonus 8-5 ... Mydla is a perfect 11-0 in
singles and 14-0 in doubles.
For a complete list of men's tennis weekly award winners, please click here.