Tennis struggles

By: Donnie Menke ~Staff Writer~ The men’s and women’s tennis teams did not find as much success as they would have liked over the weekend, going a combined 1-3 in their matches. The men’s team lost 5-2 at Samford on Saturday and 4-3 at Eastern Kentucky on Sunday, while the women’s team picked up its first win of the season on Saturday at Eastern Kentucky by a score of 6-1. The women’s team could not keep up the momentum on Sunday at Michigan State, losing 5-2. Against Samford, Xavier had success in doubles play, winning two of the three matches. … Continue reading Tennis struggles

Tennis teams start on different paths

By: Luke Feliciano ~Staff Writer~ The men’s and women’s tennis teams were both in action during the past week, playing in several different tournaments. On Jan. 22, the women’s tennis team took a road trip to Purdue in the opening match of the spring season. Despite two match victories, the Musketeers fell short of a victory losing by a score of five games to two. Senior Sydney Liggins and doubles partner sophomore Sophia Abelson won the match with two set victories of 6-3 and 6-4 while losing one game 4-6. Liggins also won her singles match two sets to one. … Continue reading Tennis teams start on different paths

Tennis shines over weekend

By: Isabel Smith ~Staff Writer~ Xavier Tennis wrapped up a busy weekend of fall play. The men’s team traveled to Kentucky to compete in the Louisville Fall Invitational, while the women’s team traveled to its crosstown rival’s campus for the Cincinnati Invitational. The Musketeers demonstrated solid play on day one of the Louisville Fall Invitational. Junior Gabriel Araujo and redshirt senior Matt Bishop took Dayton to a tie-breaker match in doubles before falling 8-7. Senior Jeremy Schneider and sophomore Jack Dykema both advanced to the quarterfinals of their draws in singles play. Xavier wrapped up play in Louisville on Sunday. … Continue reading Tennis shines over weekend