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Women’s tennis strong as tournament approaches

Augie Spankowski, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2018

Women's tennis had a busy and successful road trip Oct. 13. They first beating UW-River Falls, then traveled to UW-Stout and grabbed their second road win of the day. The Warhawks won both matchups 9-0. Whitewater improves to 6-1 overall and 6-0 in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. ...

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...

’Hawks tennis squad splits weekend series at home

Killian Jauch, News Editor

September 18, 2018

The women’s tennis team had a strong day Sept. 15 with a double header against University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and Carleton College [Minn.]. In their first meet against UW-L, the doubles team kicked off the day by winning three out of four matches. Gabi Kitchell and fellow senior Julie Marti...

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...

Experienced youth look to lead tennis squad

Experienced youth look to lead tennis squad

September 3, 2015

September 3, 2015 By Connor Moore  The UW-Whitewater women’s tennis team, coming off a year which saw them go 24-5, will look to capitalize off a season which came to a collective end in the Round of 16 in the NCAA Championship. This year will see a Warhawk tennis team much younger than last year’s unit...

Warhawks avenge defeat

Warhawks avenge defeat

February 18, 2015

Before their matches last weekend, UW-Whitewater men’s tennis alumni Kevin Friend sent head coach Frank Barnes an email regretting one thing: not beating DePauw during his senior year. “He wanted to tell all the guys, ‘this was the match I wanted back’,” Barnes said. “We didn’t show...

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...

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