Mizyuk Named Verizon WAC Tennis Player of the Week
No. 94 ranked Maria Mizyuk was named the Verizon WAC Tennis women’s player of the week Tuesday.
This is the first honor of the season for Mizyuk and second of her career.
Mizyuk, a senior from Volgodonsk, Russia, helped the Wolf Pack to a 3-0 record in WAC matches last week by going a combined 5-1 in singles and doubles.
She picked up victories at No. 1 singles over Idaho’s Gabriela Niculescu, Fresno State’s Renata Kucerkova and Utah State’s Hailey Swenson.
At No. 1 doubles, she teamed with Sophie Stevens to pick up wins over Kucerkova and Laura Pola of Fresno State and Swenson and Jaclyn West of Utah State.
After this weekends action Mizyuk moved her singles record to 13-7 and her doubles record to 11-10 this season. Along with her conference accolade, Mizyuk also advanced one position in the individual rankings.
Nevada moved up seven spots from No. 75 to No. 68 as well.