UMES Women's Tennis v. Penn State-Abington at Hawks Tennis Complex (Photos by Lloydlee Heite)
2018: Missed part of the season due to injury ... competed in 3 singles matches (0-3, 0-3 MEAC) ... competed in 3 doubles matches (0-3, 0-3 MEAC).
2017: Named the Team's Most Valuable Player (MVP) ... Competed as the club's No. 2 player ... Took part in 11 singles matches (0-11, 0-5 MEAC) ... Played 10 doubles matches (0-10, 0-5 MEAC).
2016: Selected as the team's Most Valuable Player (MVP) ... served as the club's primary No. 3 player ... competed in 15 singles matches (0-15, 0-6 MEAC) and 14 doubles matches (0-14, 0-6 MEAC).
2015: Named the squad's Rookie of the Year ... won the most for the Lady Hawks, serving as the team's primary No. 4 singles player ... Competed in 12 singles matches and went 4-8 (1-4 MEAC) overall ... in doubles play, she took part in 10 matches and went 0-10 (0-3 MEAC) ... Made her collegiate debut at Salisbury (02/08/15) ... Won her first collegiate singles match versus Penn State-Abington (03/13/15) ... Won in straight sets at Coppin State (03/27/15) ... Victorious in singles play at Virginia Wesleyan (04/04/15) ... Won her last singles match at St. Francis Brooklyn (04/08/15).
High School/Club: A three-time team Most Valuable Player (MVP) ... Made honor roll three consecutive years (2012-14) ... Involved in the Debate, Newspaper, Basketball, Volleyball and Tennis.
Personal: Born Feb. 14, 1996, in Baltimore, Maryland ... Daughter of Deborah Mcinnis ... Has six sisters and two brothers ... Major is Biology ... pregame routine/superstition is praying before the match ... Plans to attend medical school and become a doctor ... Most influential person is Jesus Christ ... Best advice/favorite saying is, "In order to be remembered you must be first, best ,or different." ... Hobbies outside of sports is reading and bible study ... Favorite Book is Ayn Rand ... Favorite Movie is X-Men ... Personal best sports moment is receiving a scholarship to play tennis for a high school league in Maryland ... Personal non-athletic accomplishment is graduating as a merit scholar ... Personal athletic goals for the season is winning as many matches as possible and improve my game ... Personal athletic goals before graduation is becoming Most Valuable Player (MVP) ... Tonya believes winning begins with recognizing the fear of losing within the mind and knowing that anything is possible.