March 21, 2012
Air Force junior Christine Molina has been named the Mountain West Women's Tennis Player of the Week, announced today by the conference office.
Molina, hailing from Dallas, Texas, went a combined 4-0 last weekend as the Falcons defeated Seattle and Eastern Washington, each by a 6-1 score. Molina began the weekend by rallying to beat Katrina Schwab of Seattle, 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, and downed Chelsea Patton of Eastern Washington, 6-1, 6-2. Molina also paired with Tiffany Tran to win consecutive matches at the No. 3 doubles position. Molina became the first Falcon to reach 20 overall singles wins this season and has won nine straight singles matches.
The Falcons open conference play this weekend against TCU (March 24) and New Mexico (March 25) in Albuquerque, N.M.