Austin Krajicek (Texas A&M) and Lenka Broosova (Baylor) earned weekly Big 12 player awards. This marked the second career honor for Krajicek and the fifth for Broosova.
Big 12 Men’s Tennis Player of the Week
Austin Krajicek, Texas A&M, Jr., Brandon, Fla./Laurel Springs School
Krajicek, ranked No. 21 nationally, defeated two higher-ranked opponents to help the Aggies start conference play, 2-0. The junior No. 1 singles player defeated 20th-ranked Andre Daescu (Oklahoma) in straight sets of 6-3, 6-4 as Texas A&M defeated Oklahoma (5-2). He followed with a win against Oklahoma State’s 19th-ranked Oleksandr Nedovyesov. The Aggies shut out OSU, 7-0. Krajicek is on a 4-0 win streak against players ranked in the top 40. He also won both of his double matches over the weekend.
Big 12 Women’s Tennis Player of the Week
Lenka Broosova, Baylor, Sr., Banska Bystrica, Slovakia/Osemrocne Sportove Gymnazium
Broosova helped Baylor remain undefeated in league play (5-0) by winning two matches against ranked opponents. The fifth-ranked senior defeated SMU’s No. 20 Marta Lesniak in straight sets (6-2, 6-1) and Texas’ No. 23 Aeriel Ellis (6-3, 4-6, 6-0) at No. 1 singles. The Bears won 4-0 versus SMU and 5-2 against Texas. In doubles action, she and her partner posted two wins. Broosova holds a six-match winning streak in singles and has four straight victories in doubles.
2010 BIG 12 TENNIS PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Date Men’s Player of the Week Women’s Player of the Week
March 8 Dimitar Kutrovsky, Texas, Sr. Caroline Larsson, Texas, Jr.
March 16 Jeff Dadamo, Texas A&M, Jr.
Nina Secerbegovic, Baylor, So.
March 23 Raony Carvalho, Texas Tech, So. Morgan Frank, Texas A&M, Jr.
March 30 Austin Krajicek, Texas A&M, Jr. Lenka Broosova, Baylor, Sr.