Christen Monreal Named MWC Player of the Week
Feb. 18, 2009
Air Force sophomore Christen Monreal has been named the Mountain West Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week, announced today by the conference office.
Monreal, from San Antonio, Texas, went a combined 6-0 last weekend as Air Force won dual matches against Montana (5-2), Metro State (7-0) and Idaho State (7-0). In singles play, she started the week at the No. 2 position, where she defeated Amanda Bran of Montana in straight sets (6-3, 6-1). Monreal then moved to the No. 1 position, where she was victorious over Metro State's Amanda Bowling (6-2, 6-1) and Idaho State's Lisel Lewis (6-0, 6-2). Monreal also teamed with Allie Chermel to defeat Montana's Kayla Moyse and Lauren Gibson (8-1) at the No. 3 position. At the No. 2 spot, Monreal and Chermel beat Metro State's April Hirad and Miriam Evangelista (8-1), and Idaho State's Lewis and Risa Fujiwara (8-3).
The Falcons (6-5) host Akron and Weber State this Friday, Feb. 20 at 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., respectively.