The American Rivers Conference (A-R-C) has announced that Luther College senior Jake Smith (Minneapolis, Minn./Washburn) has been named the league's Men's Tennis Player of the Week for the week ending Sunday. March 24.
During the first three days of its annual spring trip to Orlando, Florida, Luther posted a record of 2-1. The Norse defeated Calvin College (8-1) and Hope College (6-3) and lost to Stevens Institute of Technology (6-3).
Smith won all three of his singles matches in these contest at No. 6. He defeated Eloi Pradier of Stevens Institute of Technology (6-4, 6-3); Kyrus Tsai of Calvin (6-0, 6-0); and Justin Folkert of Hope (6-7 [8-10], 7-6 [8-6], 10-7).
The three victories increased his season record to 12-3 for the year.