Tahlia Smoke Named MWC Player of the Week
March 2, 2011
Air Force junior Tahlia Smoke has been selected as the MWC Women's Tennis Player of the Week. This is the second weekly honor for Smoke this season.
A product of Belmar, N.J., Smoke went a combined 8-0 last weekend as Air Force went 4-0 against Dayton (W, 5-2), West Virginia State (W, 7-0), Ball State (W, 6-1) and Robert Morris (W, 6-0). Smoke won all four of her singles matches in straight sets, including three of them at the No. 1 singles position. In other action, the junior also teamed with partner Melissa Cecil to secure four victories at the top of the doubles lineup.
Smoke is 12-1 in singles play this spring.
Air Force (12-2) takes a 12-match winning streak to Iowa this weekend for matches against Iowa State (Saturday, March 5) and Drake (Sunday, March 6).