Pepperdine Women’s Tennis Athletes Named Players of the Week

Yuki Chiang

Women’s tennis at Pepperdine University had two standouts earn player of the week honors this week for the WCC: singles star Michaela Capannolo and doubles player Yuki Chiang. 

Capannolo and Chiang defeated San Diego States Hailey Johnson and Dora Somoracz 6-2 while in singles Cappanolo almost shut out Kennedy Davis 6-0, 6-1. Capannolo and Chiang are currently ranked #40 in the ITA Doubles Rankings. 

Pepperdine is 2-1 on the young season with its only loss coming to #6-ranked USC. The Waves take on UNLV at 1:30 p.m. Friday and Arizona State on Saturday at 12 p.m.