Dhaine and Myers Sweep Weekly Tennis Honors

Dhaine and Myers Sweep Weekly Tennis Honors

March 20, 2006

Strong spring break performances earned junior Olivier Dhaine and sophomore Jenn Myers their first Horizon League Tennis Athlete of the Week honors, the league announced Monday (Mar. 20).

Dhaine, a native of France, is 9-2 on the season after recording three wins in Orlando, Fla. from Mar. 13-15. He downed Jonathan Fernando of Fairfield University 6-1, 3-6, 6-4 on Mar. 13 at No. 1 singles for his seventh win of the spring. Two days later Dhaine knocked off Daniel Wynne of Fairleigh Dickinson University 6-2, 5-7, 10-3. Hours later, Dhaine easily downed UW-LaCrosse's Dale Wroblewski 6-1, 6-2.

Dhaine is also on a seven-match winning streak at No. 1 doubles with partner Jay Tee. The duo went 4-0 in Orlando, downing Fairfield University 8-8 (4) (Mar. 13), Binghamton University 9-7 (Mar. 14), Fairleigh Dickinson 8-5 (Mar. 15) and UW-LaCrosse 80-6 (Mar. 15).

Myers is 18-7 on the season at No. 2 singles, with a seven-match winning streak extending from Feb. 18-Mar. 14. She shut out Tricia Smalls of Fairleigh Dickinson University on Mar. 12, 6-0, 6-0. One day later she downed Fairfield University's Gabriela Davila 6-0, 6-1, and Kara Powers of Hamilton College 6-1, 6-4. She ended the week with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Maria Phillpotts of Wagner College (Mar. 14).

Myers is on a four-match winning streak at No. 3 doubles with partner Christine Vogelgesang. The pair downed Fairleigh Dickinson 8-0 (Mar. 12), Fairfield University 8-1 (Mar. 13), Hamilton College 8-1 (Mar. 13) and Wagner College 8-3 (Mar. 24).