Last week A.J. young was a major contributor for the BYU men's tennis team. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)
The Top Performers of the Week feature highlights the top athletes of each sport currently in play. Check back each week to see which athletes are standing out in Cougar sports.
A.J. Young - Men's Tennis - Freshman - Orem, Utah
A.J. Young and Jonathan Sanchez recorded the Cougars only doubles win in their 4-3 loss to UNLV on Thursday. In singles play, Young handily defeated Andrew Giuffrida 6-0, 6-4 at the No. 6 position, keeping the Cougars in the match and remaining undefeated on the day. Against TCU on Friday, Sanchez and Young fell 8-1 to the No.45-ranked duo in the country, Kriegler Brink and Cosmin Cotet. The Cougars only singles win came at the No. 6 position when Young defeated TCU's Jack Seider 6-2, 7-6. On Saturday, after doubles wins coming on the second and third courts, Sanchez and Young defeated Brett Rogers and Taylor Soster (8-3) to complete the doubles sweep. Young wrapped up a perfect singles weekend with his 6-1, 6-2 win over Mike Gies.
Jeff Robinson -- Men's Volleyball -- Freshman -- Las Vegas, Nev.
Coming into this weekend's matches Robinson had played in four games and recorded one total kill on four total swings. He checked into Friday's match against UCSB in the third set and tallied four kills on nine swings with no hitting errors, two assists, two digs and a block in BYU's five-set win. He earned a start in Saturday's sweep and led all hitters with 18 kills (averaging six per set) and 29 swings with a .517 attack percentage. He also earned an ace, five digs and a block in his first start of his career.
Kristina Doerr - Women's Tennis - Sophomore - Alpine, Utah
The No. 47 BYU women's tennis team won its first Mountain West Conference match of the season on Friday as it recorded a 4-0 sweep over UNLV. To begin the morning, the No. 60-ranked duo of Dolly Chang and Kristina Doerr came out and quickly defeated their Rebel opponents 8-2. In singles play, No. 80 Doerr continued to dominate, making quick work of Kristina Nedeltcheva (6-1, 6-1) on court two. Against SDSU on Saturday, after being down three games to one, Chang and Doerr came back to win six straight games en route to an 8-4 comeback victory, completing the doubles sweep for BYU. In singles, recorded a straight-set win (6-4, 6-2) on court two.