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Men’s tennis shows strengths

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier men’s tennis team headed to Kalamazoo, Mich., on Sept. 26 to compete in the Jack Vredevelt Invitational, a three-day tournament hosted by the Western Michigan University Broncos. The Musketeers entered the tournament with a standing record of 27-26 in singles competition and 9-7 in doubles competition. The Musketeers … Continue reading

Few faults as XU tennis notches weekend wins

By: Lauren J. Young ~Staff Writer~ The Xavier men’s tennis team obtained two victories last week and suffered one loss which brought it to 11-10 for the season overall. The women’s team followed suit by dropping one match and winning the next while on the road. The men’s team hosted Wright State April 2 and … Continue reading

Xavier tennis teams shut down Dayton

By: Lauren J. Young ~Staff Writer~ The men’s tennis team hosted rival Dayton on Saturday, coming out on top with an easy 7-0 victory. For singles play, Xavier senior Jimmy Roebker prevailed over Dayton’s Aidan Koross 6-4, 6-3. Senior Mesa Mei defeated Bernardo Sanson 6-3, 6-4, improving Mei’s overall record to 12-5 for the season. … Continue reading

XU tennis back in full swing

Robert Jamieson ~Staff Writer~ The men’s and women’s tennis teams both found success over spring break. The men’s team came into the break with a 7-5 record but have been playing much better as of late, winning five of its last six matches. Xavier’s first match down south was against in-state rival and nationally-ranked Redhawks … Continue reading

Xavier tennis nets a strong weekend in Philadelphia

By: Chris Behler ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s tennis program had a strong showing this past weekend in Philadelphia. Both the men’s and women’s teams beat the St. Joseph’s Hawks on Feb. 14 and the Temple Owls on Feb. 15. The men gave the Hawks a shellacking, winning all six singles matches and taking the doubles point … Continue reading

Men’s, women’s tennis bounces back with big wins

By: Chris Behler ~Staff Writer~ It has been a challenging start to the spring season for the Xavier men’s and women’s tennis teams. After losing to No. 40 ranked Indiana University 7-0 on Jan. 25 and to Miami (Ohio) 4-3 the following day, the Xavier women came back strong to best Abilene Christian (ACU) 5-2 … Continue reading

Xavier tennis winless in young season thus far

By: Robert Jamieson~Staff Writer~ The men’s and women’s tennis teams have had tough starts to their seasons. Each team started 0-2 with scoring lines of 7-0 4-3 in their two losses. Both teams played difficult opening matches against Big 10 powerhouses Ohio State and Indiana. The men’s team opened its season with a 7-0 loss … Continue reading

Tennis falls short in A-10’s

By: Chris Behler After three days of excellent play, the Xavier women’s tennis team’s run ended in a 4-0 loss to the Virginia Commonwealth University Rams, the only conference loss for the women this season. The women’s first victory came against 15-seed St. Bonaventure, winning 4-0. Freshman Alex Brinker was one of the major contributors … Continue reading

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