MAC Announces Men's Tennis Player of the Week

Updated 1/18/2007

MAC MEN’S TENNIS PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Kevin Hayward - Western Michigan

Sophomore - Ann Arbor, Mich./Pioneer

Hayward was dominant for the Broncos at the Boilermaker Invitational against Kentucky, New Mexico and Purdue. Hayward won all three of his singles matches in straight sets, losing no more than two games in any set. He won 6-2, 6-0 against Kentucky; 6-2, 6-2 against New Mexico and 6-2, 6-1 against Purdue. He also teamed with sophomore John Pelton to defeat Purdue in doubles 8-4.

ADDITIONAL NOMINEES

Joe Epkey - Ball State

Senior - Greenwood, Ind./Center Grove

Epkey helped the Cardinals to a 7-0 victory over IUPUI in their 2007 opener. Epkey won No. 1 doubles alongside his brother, Jarrod Epkey, with a score of 8-5. Epkey also defeated Gabrielle Garcia (6-0, 6-3). Epkey also posted wins the next day against DePaul with a 8-3 victory in doubles action and a No. 1 singles win over George Wang (6-1, 7-6 (3)).

This Year’s Honorees

Jan. 17 - Kevin Hayward, Western Michigan