SEATTLE - (Feb. 21) Seattle U’s Jeremiah Kalmus and Caroline Maltby have been named the Western Athletic Conference Tennis Players of the Week, respectively, for Feb. 13-19.

Kalmus, a sophomore from Kenmore, Wash., went undefeated in singles play this week. He beat opponents from Idaho State (6-2, 6-2), Lewis Clark State College (6-2, 6-0), and Idaho (6-3, 6-3). He also teamed up with partner Arshak Ghazaryan to defeat Lewis Clark State College (6-0) in doubles.

Maltby, a freshman from Glen Ellyn, Ill., went undefeated in both singles and doubles play this week. She defeated competition from Portlant (6-7, 6-4, 10-0). She also picked up wins against UC Irvine (6-4, 6-3) and Whitman (6-3, 6-1). In doubles, she teamed up with Kailyn Skjonsby to beat UC Irvine (6-1) and Whitman (6-2). The duo also took a win by default in their match against Portland.

Head Coach Adam Reeb expressed his appreciation for both players.

"Jeremiah is playing very well and has been a rock for our team lately," said Reeb. "He is steady and workmanlike in his preparation for and execution in matches. Jeremiah is one of the hardest working guys I've ever seen, and I couldn't be prouder or happier for him and the way he is playing right now. This is a well deserved honor."

As for Maltby, Reeb has been extrmely impressed with the confidence the freshman has displayed so early in her career. 

"Caroline is playing so well and with so much confidence," said Reeb. "She has been so steady for us. Her doubles game is improving a ton as well which is exciting to see. This is a well deserved award and I couldn't be happier for her."

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