DENVER, Colo. - Boise State's Brent Werbeck has been named the Western Athletic Conference Tennis Players of the Week for the week of Mar. 2-9. This is the first career Player of the Week honor for Werbeck.
Werbeck, a senior from Austin, Texas, (Cedar Park) shined for the Broncos in victories over No. 38 William and Mary and No. 52 San Diego State. In singles action, Werbeck tallied a perfect 3-0 effort at the No. 3 position, first topping Keziel Juneau of William and Mary, 6-2, 6-0, and defeating San Diego State's Andre Felis, 6-1, 6-3, before knocking off No. 97 Omar Altmann of No. 43 Pepperdine in a come-from-behind win, 2-6, 7-5, 6-3.
Other men's tennis nominees included: Rudolf Siwy of Fresno State led the Bulldogs to a 6-1 win over UNLV, pairing with teammate Mirko Zapletal to defeat Elliot Wronski and Wes Burrows of UNLV (8-6), and clinching the team victory with a 6-3, 7-5 win over UNLV's No. 93-ranked Elliot Wronski ... Laurent Garcin of Nevada won two singles matches in straight sets at the No. 1 position, topping Oregon's Marcos Verdasco, 6-2, 7-6 (8-6), and defeating Joel Kincaid of Portland, 6-2, 6-2 . Oscar Ericsson of Utah State was a perfect 2-0 in both singles and doubles action, defeating Montana State-Billings' Jesse Peach, 6-1, 6-0, and taking down Pawel Turzanski of Montana State, 6-3, 6-0.