Women's Tennis

Marta Lesniak Named Conference USA Tennis Athlete Of The Month

Go smu! Marta Lesniak
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Marta Lesniak
Go smu!

Dec. 6, 2011

Marta Lesniak was name Conference USA Tennis Athlete of the Month after winning to the USTA/ITA National Indoor Collegiate Championship. This is her sixth consecutive--and seventh overall--Athlete of the Month honor of her career. She topped four opponents ranked No. 26 or higher, including two ranked in the top five.

Tenth-ranked Marta Lesniak won five matches en route to the USTA/ITA National Indoor Collegiate Championship at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. She finished the title run with a 7-5, 6-1 victory against No. 26 Joanna Mather of Florida in the final. Lesniak defeated Sabrina Santamaria of USC, No. 5 Lauren Embree of Florida, No. 17 Mallory Burdette of Stanford and No. 4 Denise Dy of Washington to reach the championship match. Lesniak went 17-3 in the fall and is 102-18 (.850) for her career. She ranks third at SMU in career wins and ranks second in career winning percentage.



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