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Warhawk Invitational brings competitive DIII schools

Warhawk Invitational brings competitive DIII schools

Ross Guyette, Assistant Sports Editor

September 2, 2019

This past Saturday the Warhawks hosted the 49th Annual Warhawk Invitational Tennis Tournament at Whitewater’s Wangerin Courts. Division III Schools from across Wisconsin as well as Illinois and Iowa were in attendance. This Tennis tournament serves as a preseason measuring stick for teams trying to fig...

Women’s Tennis defeats UW-Oshkosh

Women’s Tennis defeats UW-Oshkosh

Ben Lokken, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018

The women’s tennis team went on the road to UW-Oshkosh and recorded a 9-0 victory for the second time this season on Oct. 2.   The win against the Titans was the 93rd straight victory over a conference opponent, and put the Warhawks at 4-0 in conference, putting them in first place in the Wisc...

Women’s tennis cruises past Pointers

Alyssa Brooks, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2018

The women’s tennis team had a perfect day Sept. 26, defeating UW-Stevens Point 9-0 at home. In three of the doubles matches, two of the teams went 8-0 and the freshmen duo of Molly Rueth and Olivia Kraft battled back after struggling towards the end to take the match 8-4. Freshmen Sabrina Palavra played...

Humphreys etches name in records

Humphreys etches name in records

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

May 2, 2017

Senior tennis star Megan Humphreys didn’t even know she set the UW-Whitewater school record for career singles and doubles victories. It was assistant coach Bryon Balkin who had let her know that she had passed Alexandra Bayliss with 215 career victories after winning the only match the women’s...

Tennis squads fall short in matches

Bailey Johnston, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017

UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s tennis teams are needing to make up for lost time with losses against the Washington University Bears and the University of Chicago Phoenix at St. Louis, Missouri April 15 and 16. The Warhawks men started out the weekend with a 7-2 loss against Washington University...

Women’s tennis team wins twice

Ben Lokken, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017

The Warhawks women’s tennis team traveled to Madison for the Midwest Invitational where the team won two out of three matches against three nationally ranked opponents. The men’s side dropped a close home match to nationally ranked Kalamazoo College (Michigan). “This is a perfect setup for the...

Tennis team splits weekend in Minnesota

Ben Lokken, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

March 8, 2017 The UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team split a pair of matches in St. Peter, Minnesota March 4. The No. 17 ranked Warhawks pushed their overall record to 6-4 on the season.  The Warhawks lost their first match by a score of 8-1 to No. 23 ranked Gustavus Adolphus College (Minnesota). T...

Tennis squad faces tough competition

John Miller, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017

After  a five-match winning streak, the UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team (5-3) was defeated on the road 7-0 on Feb. 24 vs. UW-Green Bay. The Warhawk loss was headlined by the duo of sophomore Rory Calabria and freshman Zach Wood, who were narrowly defeated in a 6-5 doubles match at the No. 2 spot...

Tennis squad sweeps the weekend

Bailey Johnston, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

The Warhawks men’s tennis team never seems to disappoint, winning their fifth straight dual match at this past weekend’s tournament at Premier Tennis and Fitness in Janesvillle, Wisconsin. They remain undefeated in Division-III competitions with an overall 8-1 victory against Ohio Wesleyan Universit...

Humphrey, Kitchell earn honors

Humphrey, Kitchell earn honors

Ashley Kouba, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016

By Ashley Kouba Sept. 24, 2016   The women’s tennis team headed to St. Peter, Minnesota this past weekend to compete in the 3 day Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Midwest Regional Championships. The 6-1 Warhawks once again walked away on top. The tournament was composed of a round of 12...

UW-W hopes to retain WIAC throne

UW-W hopes to retain WIAC throne

October 6, 2016

By Ashley Kouba Sept. 14, 2016 The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women’s tennis team is back and defeating their competition as they try and top last year’s incredible finish. With the season only a few weeks in, they already have won their first tournament and are 4-1 and 1-0 in the WIA...

Netters claim 9th straight 20-win season

April 13, 2016

By Josh Sinclair April 13, 2016 Clinching its ninth straight 20-win season, the No. 26-ranked UW-Whitewater women’s tennis team swept Carroll and Carthage Colleges with identical 9-0 scores. Playing against Carroll (15-6) in New Berlin, junior Rachel Siemon and sophomore Brittany Goebel were first off the ...

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