Cullimore earns WCC Player of the Week honors
SAN BRUNO, Calif.-- Keaton Cullimore, a BYU tennis player, has been named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week for men's singles.
Cullimore, a junior from Sandy, Utah, earned the honor for the week of February 16. Saturday evening, he rallied from behind to beat No. 59 Boise State's Toby Mitchell 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the No. 2 singles spot. He also won a thrilling doubles match that evening with teammate Andrey Goryachkov, defeating Boise State's Abe Hewko and Lewis Roskilly in a tiebreaker, 7-6 (7-4).
With an 8-1 record this 2016 season, Cullimore's only loss is to No. 52 Denver's Henry Craig in three sets. He is 5-0 in matches played at home.
This is the first time this year a BYU men's tennis player has earned WCC accolades.
BYU heads to face in-state rival Utah in Salt Lake City Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. MST. Fans can follow the action live by clicking here.
For the WCC press release, click here.
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