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Alexandra Bayliss – RP Female Athlete of the Year – Senior seeks teaching, coaching back home

Alexandra Bayliss – RP Female Athlete of the Year – Senior seeks teaching, coaching back home

May 7, 2014

  May 7, 2014 By Paul Bressler   Senior Alexandra Bayliss, the most accomplished tennis player in UW-Whitewater history, can add yet another award to her collection after winning Royal Purple’s 2014 Female Athlete of the Year. “That’s really cool,” Bayliss said. “Hon...

Feature: Bayliss cements legacy as UW-W great

Feature: Bayliss cements legacy as UW-W great

May 1, 2014

  April 30, 2014 By Paul Bressler Senior Alexandra Bayliss is the winningest UW-Whitewater tennis player of all time and became the first Warhawk tennis player to reach 200 wins in the program’s history. “Honestly I didn’t even know,” Bayliss said. “It actually happened in...

Women’s Tennis: Netters clinch seventh-straight WIAC crown

Women’s Tennis: Netters clinch seventh-straight WIAC crown

April 30, 2014

  April 30, 2014 By Ryan Altman Based on seasons past, winning the WIAC Final Four tournament is something the UW-Whitewater women’s tennis team should look forward to doing each year. On senior day, the Warhawks clinched their seventh consecutive WIAC Final Four title and an automatic...

Men’s and Women’s Tennis: Motivated ‘Hawks eye nationals

Men’s and Women’s Tennis: Motivated ‘Hawks eye nationals

April 9, 2014

  April 9, 2014 By Ryan Altman As the UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s tennis regular seasons are wrapping up, the ’Hawks are playing some of their last matches in preparation for the upcoming WIAC Final Four tournaments. Both teams look to qualify for May’s National Championships...

Women’s Tennis: Warhawks stumble to begin spring season

Women’s Tennis: Warhawks stumble to begin spring season

March 12, 2014

  March 12, 2014 By Emily Leclair The UW-Whitewater women’s tennis team had its 2014 season-opener on Friday against Hope College. After losing  in the NCAA Division-III championship tournament last year, the team looks to make another run for the title. On Friday, the ’Hawks...

Frank Barnes Feature: The dad, the coach, the friend

Frank Barnes Feature: The dad, the coach, the friend

February 12, 2014

  Feb. 12, 2014 By Andrea Sidlauskas Many collegiate coaches tend to get a bad rap. In the media, they are portrayed as grouchy, hot-headed authoritarian figures that relentlessly push their players to the point of exhaustion. In real life, the Warhawks men and women’s tennis head coach...

Women’s Tennis: Women capture WIAC crown

Women’s Tennis: Women capture WIAC crown

October 31, 2013

  By Ryan Altman After an undefeated fall season, the Warhawks women’s tennis team won another title Sunday, edging out UW-Lacrosse for its seventh consecutive WIAC Championship. This past weekend, the traveled to Madison, Wis., to compete in the WIAC Championship, where they entered as the favorites at almost every position in the li...

Women’s Tennis: ‘Hawks defeat UW-Oshkosh, 9-0

September 25, 2013

  By Ashley McCallum The UW-Whitewater Women’s Tennis team continues to serve up a hot streak with their 9-0 finish over the UW-Oshkosh Titans Sept. 25. The Warhawks have gone undefeated this season and have garnered wins over UW-Eau Claire (8-1) and UW-La Crosse (8-1). The last time...

Women’s Tennis: Humphreys wins ITA Midwest Regional singles

September 25, 2013

  By Neal Johnson   The Warhawks women’s tennis team led, by freshman Megan Humphreys completed a successful weekend at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Midwest Regional in Saint Peter, Minn., Sunday. As a team, the ‘Hawks had success from several different players on...

Women’s Tennis: ‘Hawks look to make it seven straight titles

Women’s Tennis: ‘Hawks look to make it seven straight titles

September 11, 2013

  By Andrea Sidlauskas If this past weekend’s matches are any indication of the upcoming season for the Warhawk women’s tennis team, the players will definitely have something to celebrate. The ’Hawks hosted Wheaton College this past Saturday and maintained their perfect record, sweeping...

Women’s Tennis: Bayliss, Divelbiss prep for nationals

April 30, 2013

  By Andrea Sidlauskas Last spring, senior Kalla Schaefer and sophomore Alexandra Bayliss made Warhawks tennis program history, making it to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division-III Women’s Tennis Championship before falling short. Schaefer graduated, but Bayliss remains, along with new...

Women’s Tennis Feature: D-I transfer blazes trail for program

April 17, 2013

By Andrea Sidlauskas 2012 WIAC Player of the Year, member of the 2012 WIAC Sportsmanship Team, conference champion, team captain: many collegiate athletes train their entire lives to earn just one of these prestigious titles. Sydney Divelbiss has received them all, and then some. While the senior tenni...

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