Smith and Taylor receive December PCAC Athlete-of-the-Month accolades

Smith and Taylor receive December PCAC Athlete-of-the-Month accolades

SAN MARCOS, CA (1/12/2020) -- Anthony Smith and Aaliyah Taylor were named Pacific Coast Athletes-of-the-Month for December after having outstanding performances.

Male Athlete: Anthony Smith, Men's Basketball

Sophomore forward, Anthony Smith came to life in December. He had a career-high 25 points against MiraCosta on Dec. 11. He had two double-doubles this month. One against El Camino, scoring 17 points and nabbing 17 rebounds and the other against Moorpark (10 rebounds, 21 points). Smith recorded six blocks during the month. Smith shoots 49.6 percent in the field, is perfect on the season at the free-throw line and averages 13.6 points per game.

 Female Athlete: Aaliyah Taylor, Women's Basketball

Aaliyah Taylor, a sophomore guard, had her second double-double of the season against Mt. San Antonio College where she scored 20 points, a career-high, and 10 rebounds. Of their six games in December, Taylor scored double digits in four of the game, including 18 against East L.A. College to help the Comets win the Cypress College tournament. Taylor is shooting 40.9 percent in the field and averages 6.5 rebounds a game. She averages 11 points a game.

Congrats to these two Comets!