Pichittra Thongdach Earns WAC Women's Tennis Player of the Week Honor

DENVER, Colo. Boise State’s Pichittra Thongdach has been named the Western Athletic Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week for the week of Mar. 10-16. This is the first career Player of the Week honor for Thongdach.

Thongdach, a sophomore from Petchaburi, Thailand, (Thailand), was a perfect 3-0 in both singles and doubles action, helping the No. 43 Broncos earn three team victories over No. 69 Wichita State (5-2), Arkansas-Little Rock (5-2) and North Florida (4-1) at the Shocker Classic in Wichita, Kan. Thongdach won each of her singles matches in straight sets, notching a victory over Stephanie Dalmacio of Wichita State, 6-2, 6-0, topping Arkansas-Little Rock’s Laetitia Bourgeon, 6-0, 6-0, and beating Natalia Sanchez of North Florida, 7-6, 6-0. She also paired with teammate Polina Kokoulina as the No. 58-ranked doubles tandem, tallying three wins at the No. 1 doubles position over the Shockers, the Trojans and the Ospreys.

Other women’s tennis nominees included: Amber Silverstone of San Jose State led the Spartans to two team victories, going a perfect 2-0 in both singles and doubles, beating Casey O’Connor of Sonoma State (6-3, 6-1) and defeated Southern Utah’s Kirrily Burden (6-2, 6-3) in singles action.

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