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Tennis squad wins WIAC regular season title

Matt Gilson, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

The Warhawks women’s tennis team won two matches on the way to the WIAC tournament championship, on Saturday, April 29. The tournament victory also earned the Warhawks a bid to the NCAA tournament. The hosting ’Hawks started off with the first match against UW-Oshkosh, where they battled to a...

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...

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 squads head west

Matt Gilson, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

The men's and women's tennis teams traveled to California over Spring Break to take on some of the best teams in the country. The men's and women's teams did not fare too well in the win column with the men 0-4 and the women 2-3 on the trip. Although both teams combined for just a 2-7 record, the results ...

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...

Q&A with Megan Humphreys

March 11, 2016

By Evan Carlin March 9, 2016 The UW-W Women’s tennis team is heading into its spring season with a 11-0 record and is set to take on Augustana on March 12.  The Royal Purple spoke with junior captain, Megan Humphreys, about the team’s season. Royal Purple: What were you most pleased with in y...

Humphreys and Barnes named player and coach of the year

November 11, 2015

By Adam Reed Nov. 11, 2015 Junior tennis player Megan Humphreys and head coach Frank Barnes were named WIAC women’s tennis player and coach of the year for 2015. It was the second year in a row Humphreys was named the player of the year. Barnes has now won the award in seven of his 12 seasons si...

Women’s tennis team sweeps WIAC Tourney

October 29, 2015

By Adam Reed Oct. 28, 2015 The UW-Whitewater women’s tennis team finished fall competition at the WIAC Championship on Oct. 24 and 25 in Madison, Wisconsin, winning its ninth- straight conference title. The Warhawks followed up a strong showing last week at the National Small College Championship by...

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...

Warhawk vs. a Warhawk

October 1, 2015

By Kalie Sohmieding Sept. 30, 2015 The UW-Whitewater women’s tennis team set school records over the weekend at the United States Tennis Association/Intercollegiate Tennis Association Midwest Region Championships at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. Junior Megan Humphreys and a...

Opposite starts

Opposite starts

September 16, 2015

September 16, 2015 By Emily Leclair The UW-Whitewater women’s tennis team started off its 2015-16 season with back-to-back 9-0, 9-0 wins over Cornell College and Coe College on Sept. 2 in Iowa. Senior Ashley Miller and junior Rachel Siemon started off the match against Cornell with a combined score...

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