Ponies on the way to success
Published: Friday, September 10, 2010
Updated: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 16:11
SMU women's tennis player, No. 28 sophomore Marta Lesniak competed in the NCAA Singles Championship last spring, losing to No.15 Venise Chan of Washington in the first round. Lesniak was named Conference USA Women's Tennis Player of the Year.
Lesniak also received the title of C-USA Player of the Week four times last year, and October Player of the Month. She was the highest ranked player in the league.
Freshman Shahzoda Hatamova, was selected C-USA Freshman of the Year.
In May, the No. 31 SMU Mustangs beat No. 43 Pepperdine 4-1 in the first round of the NCAA Championships however they fell to Stanford in the second round.
The team added three freshmen to their roster this season including Charlotte Calhoun, Erika Marschall and Kristina Roberts.
The 2010-2011 schedules for both men's and women's tennis have yet to be announced.