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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 win eight straight

October 29, 2014

Oct. 29, 2014 By Paul Bressler Despite not having two-time All-American Megan Humphreys, the UW-Whitewater women’s tennis team won its eighth consecutive WIAC Championship at Nielsen Tennis Stadium in Madison. “It was tougher than ever,” Barnes said. “We were without our top player in Megan...

WIAC dual match winning streak sits at 62

October 22, 2014

Oct. 22, 2014 By Paul Bressler Fresh off the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Championships in which sophomore Megan Humphreys finished second, the UW-Whitewater women’s tennis team swept UW-River Falls and UW-Stout Saturday to extend its WIAC dual match win streak to 62. “They gained some...

Humphreys sets school record

Humphreys sets school record

October 15, 2014

Oct. 15, 2014 By Ryan Altman Megan Humphreys remembers her early exit from the main draw at the 2013 Division-III Intercollegiate Tennis Association Small College National Championships, having faced the top-seeded singles player in her first match. The unseeded sophomore singles player was out...

Rain ends second day of play

Rain ends second day of play

October 8, 2014

Oct. 8, 2014 By Ryan Altman While playing scholarship schools may be intimidating to some, sophomore Amy Upthagrove looked at last weekend’s Warhawk-Panther Invite as an opportunity to increase the team’s level of confidence going forward. “Any time you’re playing a really good opponent,...

Three Warhawks earn ITA titles

September 24, 2014

Sept. 24, 2014 By Ryan Altman Last weekend, the Warhawks women’s tennis team did something it has only accomplished once before in program history – sweep both singles and doubles at the Division-III Midwest Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regional Championships [ITA]. In St. Peter, Minnesota,...

‘Hawks Still Undefeated

September 22, 2014

Sept. 17, 2014 By Ryan Altman Although it’s too early to predict who will win the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title, UW-Whitewater women’s tennis head coach Frank Barnes likes the direction his team is heading in. Behind wins in ten of 12 singles matches and five of six doubles...

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...

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