Broncos Kean Feeder and Lauren Megale Earn WAC Tennis Player of the Week Honors

Denver - Boise State's Kean Feeder and Lauren Megale have been named Western Athletic Conference Men's and Women's Tennis Players of the Week, respectively, for Feb. 2-8.


Feeder, a senior from Portland, Ore. (Cascade College), helped Boise State finish 2-0 against ranked teams over the weekend. He was the only Bronco to finish 2-0 in singles play in dual matches against No. 71 Oklahoma (4-3) and No. 39 Washington (4-3).  First, No. 90 Feeder upset No. 76 Sergey Avdeyev of Oklahoma, 6-2, 5-7, 6-3. He then followed his performance with a 7-6, 6-2 victory over Patrik Fischer of Washington.  The senior also paired up with teammate James Meredith to take down Washington's Kildah/Nedunchezhiyan, 8-5, to help win the doubles point for Boise State. Feeder, at No. 1 doubles, now boasts a 7-1 record in singles play and a 5-3 doubles mark in dual matches this season.


Megale, a freshman from Boise, Idaho (Laurel Springs HS/Arizona State), guided Boise State to a 3-0 record weekend after she finished the weekend, with a perfect 5-0 record as she did not lose a set during the three match stretch. Megale began her stellar play with a 6-0, 6-1, win over Colorado State's Lauren Strasburger (ranked No. 28 in the Central Region). She then continued her dominance at the No. 1 singles by defeating Utah State's Hailey Swenson, 6-3, 6-2. The freshman also made quick work of Nina Sertic of Kansas State, 6-0, 6-1 in the No. 2 singles spot.  Megale then teamed up with Pichittra Thongdach at No. 1 doubles to a the duo posted a 2-0 record, stretching their overall record to 6-0 on the year. Megale now owns a 6-1 singles record in dual matches (19-5 overall, including tournaments).  


Other male nominees: Hawai'i's Dennis Lajola and New Mexico State's Gustave



Other female nominees: New Mexico State's Sophie Marks and Utah State's

Hailey Swenson.



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