Hickey Named Pac-10 Player of the Week

March 8, 2011

Walnut Creek, Calif. - UCLA senior Noelle Hickey has been named the Pac-10 Women's Tennis Player of the Week for Feb. 28-Mar. 6, Commissioner Larry Scott announced today.

Unranked in both singles and doubles, Hickey posted upsets in all four of her wins on the week, leading the Bruins to victories over No. 15 USC (5-2) and No. 20 Washington (6-1). Against USC on Wednesday, the Hackensack, N.J., native and her teammate McCall Jones started the match by downing 10th-ranked Valeria Pulido and Alison Ramos, 8-0 at court No. 2. Hickey scored another big upset in singles, beating 18th-ranked Danielle Lao, 6-3, 6-3 at court No. 2. She continued her outstanding play on Saturday, teaming with Jones again, this time at the No. 1 position, to down sixth-ranked Venise Chan and Denise Dy, 8-4. She then knocked off Chan, who is ranked No. 27 nationally in singles, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 at the No. 2 position.

Also Nominated: Natasha Marks, ARIZ; Kelcy McKenna, ASU; Jana JurIcova CAL; Maria Sanchez, USC; Kristie Ahn, STAN

2011 Pac-10 Women's Tennis Player of the Week
Jan. 18 - Maria Sanchez, USC
Jan. 24 - Venise Chan, WASH
Jan. 31 - Denise Dy, WASH
Feb. 7 - Anna Goransson, CAL
Feb. 14 - Maria Sanchez, USC
Feb. 21 - Mari Andersson, CAL
Feb. 28 - Hilary Barte - STAN
Mar. 6 - Noelle Hickey - UCLA


EVENT INFORMATION
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Sunday, Feb 07
vs. Northwestern
Los Angeles, CA
W, 6 - 1
Saturday, Feb 13
vs. UC Davis
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 0
Saturday, Feb 13
vs. CSUN
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 1
Thursday, Feb 18
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
L, 1 - 6
Saturday, Feb 20
vs. California
Los Angeles, CA
L, 2 - 5
Thursday, Feb 25
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 2
Saturday, Feb 27
vs. Baylor
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 1
Friday, Mar 04
vs. Washington State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 6 - 1
Saturday, Mar 05
vs. Washington
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 2
Friday, Mar 11
at California
Berkeley, CA
Rained out.
Saturday, Mar 12
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
L, 1 - 5
Tuesday, Mar 22
vs. Fresno State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 2
Saturday, Mar 26
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
W, 4 - 3
Friday, Apr 01
at Colorado
Boulder, CO
W, 6 - 1
Sunday, Apr 03
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 4 - 2
Friday, Apr 08
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
L, 3 - 4
Sunday, Apr 10
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 2
Sunday, Apr 17
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 1 - 4
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