The sun finally came to St. Louis this week, and that meant that after three long months of indoor tennis, the Washington University tennis teams this weekend finally emerged to the courts at the Tao Tennis Center.
The Wash. U women’s tennis team had an impressive series of comebacks to defeat NAIA No. 7 William Woods University Tuesday.
While most Washington University students are taking a quick recess home, catching up on Netflix or sleeping off midterms, the Red and Green sports teams will continue to push towards the playoffs during fall break.
The ITA Regional can be vitally important in establishing individual and team rankings for the Spring season. Senior Grace Deering and freshman Ally Persky took full advantage of that opportunity, running through the doubles field to take home the regional crown.
It’s been a busy spring for Washington University athletics. But, for the most part, scheduled spring games are over, and Wash. U. athletes, just like the rest of us, are now strapping in for the push through finals week, all the while preparing for playoff matches on the other side of their exams.
It was a weekend of extremes at the UAA Championship in Altamonte Springs, Fla. for the Washington University women’s tennis team. On one hand, the No. 10 Bears ended their weekend with two straight losses for a fourth place finish, but on the other, senior Rebecca Ho reached a huge career milestone, breaking the all-time Wash. U. wins record with her 184th career victory.
It was a tale of two matches this weekend for the Washington University women’s tennis team. The No. 10 Bears coasted to a lopsided 8-1 victory of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Friday, then found themselves on the other side of the same scoreline Sunday afternoon against the University of Chicago.
Both Washington University tennis teams were in action this weekend, with the women traveling to the Midwest Invite in Madison, WI, and the men hosting their first home matches of the spring.
Both Washington University tennis teams traveled out of state this weekend. With the congested spring break schedule behind them and UAA championships on the horizon, both teams picked up two wins away from home.
It was a mixed weekend for the Washington University women’s tennis team, who traveled to Murfreesboro, Tenn. to compete in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Team Indoor Championships.