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Seventh in South Carolina

Seventh in South Carolina

October 21, 2015

By Adam Reed Oct. 21, 2015 The UW-Whitewater women’s tennis team set new standards for the program this week at the National Small College Championship, earning its first ever win in doubles, finishing seventh overall. Senior captain Megan Humphreys placed in the singles competition, defeating Joy...

Doubles Champs

Doubles Champs

October 8, 2015

By Adam Reed Oct. 7, 2015 Seniors Michael Treis and Jake Humphreys capped off an impressive weekend at the USTA/ITA Midwest Regionals in St. Peter, Minnesota this weekend, winning the doubles title in dramatic fashion, taking the final set by a score of 12-10. After rolling into the championship ro...

Seniors honored at last meet

Seniors honored at last meet

April 29, 2015

April 29, 2015 By Ryan Altman Sunday was a special day for two members of the UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team. Departing seniors Cam Laktash and Ben Shklyar were recognized for their athletic contributions as part of the team’s Senior Day during the Warhawks’ weekend triumphs over No. 36...

Warhawks push match win streak to seven

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 By Ryan Altman The UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team likes to utilize what head coach Frank Barnes calls the “next man up” mentality. It was in full-effect last weekend after a slew of academic and injury absences forced Barnes to adjust his lineup for all three of the team’s...

Netters go 2-0 on the week

February 11, 2015

Feb. 11, 2011 By Ryan Altman After losing the first three matches of the season against Division-I opponents, the UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team finally reached the D-III portion of its schedule, wasting little time to get back on track. The ’Hawks (2-3 overall), ranked No. 25 in the latest...

Tennis team falls to D-I opponent

February 4, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015 By Ryan Altman The UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team suffered its third loss of the season against Division I UW-Green Bay on Sunday. The Warhawks (0-3), ranked No. 25 in the latest Intercollegiate Tennis Association poll, put up a fight in several matches at the Western Racket Club...

Treis helps Warhawks Depth

Treis helps Warhawks Depth

January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 By Ryan Altman The UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team will look a little different this spring with the addition of Michael Treis, a Division I transfer from Western Michigan. After suffering a foot injury last fall, Treis, a junior, looked elsewhere for the opportunity to play collegiate...

Siblings shine on the court

Siblings shine on the court

October 29, 2014

Oct. 29, 2014 By Ryan Altman For UW-Whitewater’s Jake and Megan Humphreys, the spirit of competition has run through their veins on and off the tennis court since childhood. “We compete in everything we do really,” Jake Humphreys said. “We even compete in ping-pong matches, screaming at...

‘Hawks’ season ends early after ITAs

October 1, 2014

Oct. 1, 2014 By Ryan Altman Even though he had won the singles title at the 2013 Intercollegiate Tennis Association Midwest Regional, for Jake Humphreys losing in the Round of 16 this year wasn’t a complete disappointment. As the top seed in the men’s singles draw last weekend at the ITAs,...

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

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

April 8, 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...

Men’s Tennis: Warhawks go 1-1 over weekend

March 5, 2014

  March 5, 2014 By Justin St. Peter   The No. 18 UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team had a busy weekend against two nationally ranked teams. The Warhawks pulled out a highly contested win against No. 30-ranked Chicago University (according to NCAA.com), 5-4, on Feb. 28. “I...

Men’s Tennis: ‘Hawks’ record improves to 3-4

Men’s Tennis: ‘Hawks’ record improves to 3-4

February 19, 2014

  Feb. 19 By Emily Leclair The UW-Whitewater men’s tennis team spent the weekend on the road, traveling first to Gambier, Ohio, for a double-header and finishing in Kalamazoo, Mich. The team finished the weekend winning two of its three matches, improving its overall record to 3-4. On...

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