Vivien Silfany Named WAC Women's Tennis Player of the Week

DENVER - Boise State's Vivien Silfany has been named Western Athletic Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week for Feb. 23 - Mar. 1.


Silfany, a freshman from Dakarta, Indonesia (Jubilee International School), finished 5-1 on the week, including a perfect 3-0 record in singles play. She helped her team upset No. 40 BYU, 5-2, by defeating the Cougars' Romina Nedakovic, 6-3, 6-2. The freshman also made quick work of Emma Hayman of No. 50 New Mexico, 6-3, 6-1, to aid in the No. 46 Broncos 5-2 team win. Silfany helped complete Boise State's 7-0 sweep of Northern Arizona after a 6-0, 6-1 win over NAU's Orsi Golovics in the No. 3 spot. After teaming up with doubles partner Klaudia Wlodarczyk, the duo finished 2-1 with 8-3 wins over UNM's and NAU's No. 2 doubles teams. The pair's only loss came to BYU's 60th-ranked team in the country. 


This is the first career WAC Player of the Week honor for Silfany and the fourth WAC Player of the Week for the Broncos this season.


Other female nominees included: New Mexico State's Paulina Zuniga, Nevada's Florence De Vrye, Utah State's Hailey Swenson and Fresno State's Tinesta Rowe.

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