Women’s tennis suffers an early blow

By Jake Geiger, Staff Writer Xavier women’s tennis team were handed their first defeat this season against Big Ten power Purdue after a 7-0 defeat. The Musketeers now move to 2-1 in the early season.  The Musketeers began play with one win and two losses in the doubles slate. The win came from the No. 2 doubles team as redshirt sophomore Kat Lyman and graduate student Anne-Sophie Courteau defeated Purdue 6-3.  Both of Xavier’s losses in doubles were tight matches. The first doubles team of sophomores Anna Roggenburk and Imani Graham fell 6-4 while the third doubles team of sophomore … Continue reading Women’s tennis suffers an early blow

Tennis teams play in first tournaments of new season

By: Adam Purvis ~Staff Writer~ Xavier’s men’s and women’s tennis teams traveled to their first tournaments of the season this past weekend. The men’s team took a trip to River Forest, Ill. to compete against Northern Illinois, DePaul, Illinois at Chicago, Butler, Detroit Mercy, Morehead State and Western Michigan, among others. The women’s team traveled to Oxford to participate in the Miami Invitational against Lipscomb, Butler and Miami (Ohio). The men’s team played strong in the first rounds of the tournament on Sept. 11. Junior Jeremy Schneider, senior Zach Mueck, sophomore Arthur Stefani, sophomore Gabriel Chaves Araujo and freshman Jack … Continue reading Tennis teams play in first tournaments of new season