BOCA RATON, Fla. -
Florida Atlantic University named Rashad Smith (football) and Aliona Bolsova (tennis) student-athletes of the week, for the week of Oct. 9.
Rashad Smith was dominant in Saturday night’s 58-28 win over Old Dominion. Smith finished with six tackles, one sack, two pass breakups, and a quarterback hurry for a defensive unit that forced four interceptions.
Bolsova finished second at the ITA All-American Championship over the weekend in one of the top performances in program history. On her way to the finals, Bolsova defeated opponents from Idaho, North Carolina, TCU, Clemson, Texas Tech, and FIU. Bolsova also participated in doubles competition with teammate Natalia Boltinskaya winning two matches.
Football will host C-USA foe North Texas in the Homecoming game on Oct. 21 at 5 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN3. Tennis will head to Athens, Ga. for the ITA Southeast Regional from Oct. 19-23.