Denison senior Owen Smith was named North Coast Athletic Conference Player of the Week in men's tennis after going 4-0 last weekend in Michigan.
In DU's 9-0 win at Hope, Smith and junior Jamie McDonald picked up an 8-5 win in second doubles. The senior followed that up with a 6-1, 6-2 decision over Danny Kroeze at the second single flight. Despite dropping a 6-3 loss at #19 Kalamazoo, Smith and McDonald were once again victorious at No. 2 doubles with an 8-6 triumph. Smith went on to win his singles match at the third flight against Noah Karoub (6-3, 6-2).
The Big Red returns to action on Monday, March 13 when they take on Occidental in Glendale, Calif. The match is scheduled to start at 8 p.m. eastern time.