Boutillier, Udwadia Earn Top WAC Honors
Remi Boutillier was named the 2012 WAC Player of the Year by the coaches.
Remi Boutillier was named the 2012 WAC Player of the Year by the coaches.

April 26, 2012

DENVER. Colo. - The Western Athletic Conference announced the 2012 women's tennis award winners, as selected by the league's head coaches, tonight at the WAC Tennis Tournament banquet. Fresno State's Remi Boutillier was named WAC Player of the Year, Nevada's Moez Echargui was named Freshman of the Year and Fresno State's head coach Jay Udwadia earned Coach of the Year honors.

Boutillier, who is currently ranked No. 26 in the nation, went 25-6 overall on the season and 4-1 in WAC play. He was named WAC Men's Tennis Athlete of the Month in October and November, and was the WAC Men's Tennis Athlete of the Week on four occasions. Going into the WAC Tournament, he currently has 96 singles wins and 100 doubles wins in his career.

In his eighth season at the helm, Udwadia led the Bulldogs to an 18-4 mark, including a 5-0 record against WAC opponents. With a national ranking of No. 33, Fresno State is the top seed in this week's WAC Tournament. This is Udwadia's second consecutive WAC Coach of the Year honor.

2012 WAC Men's Tennis Award Winners

First Team All-WAC Singles

Remi Boutillier, Fresno State

Jean-Charles Diame, Fresno State

Francis Casey Alcantara, Fresno State

Jonathan Brooklyn, Hawai'i

Wessim Derbel, Nevada

Matej Stakne, New Mexico State

First Team All-WAC Doubles

Francis Alcantara and Remi Boutillier, Fresno State



Jonathan Brooklyn and Dmytro Kovalyov, Hawai'i

Jose Bendeck and Cristobal Ramos Salazar, Idaho

Second Team All-WAC Singles

David Ayoun, Fresno State

Dmytro Kovalyov, Hawai'i

Marius Cirstea, Idaho

Abid Akbar, Idaho

Victor Ouvrard, Nevada

Sven Poslusny, Utah State

Second Team All-WAC Doubles

David Ayoun and Zach Leslie, Fresno State

Wessim Derbel and Fernando Sunago, Nevada

Marc Westgate and Luis Ramirez, New Mexico State

WAC Player of the Year: Remi Boutillier, Fresno State

WAC Freshman of the Year: Moez Echargui, Nevada

WAC Coach of the Year: Jay Udwadia, Fresno State

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