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The Blue & Gray Press | July 21, 2018

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Men’s Tennis

UMW tennis continues to dominate

February 22, 2018 |


Staff Writer

The UMW men and women’s tennis teams have both been off to a dominant start to their Spring seasons.Read More

UMW men’s and women’s tennis off to a great start

October 12, 2017 |


Staff Writer

Both the men and women’s tennis teams have been successful this fall season, which began Sept. 16 at the UMW Kickoff Classic. The UMW tennis teams have competed in three tournaments over the course of the season. The men’s team participated in the Navy Invitational tournament, the women’s team participated in St. Joseph’s University Invitational tournament and both teams played in UMW Kickoff Classic along with the ITA Regional Championships. Head Coach of the men’s team, Todd Helbling, described some of the highlights of their season.Read More

Men’s tennis rebounds from back-to-back losses to DI opponents

March 2, 2017 |


Saturday, Feb. 26, the University of Mary Washington men’s tennis team faced off with the Stevens Institute of Technology Ducks. At 9 a.m., the match between the two teams began, starting with doubles.Read More

Tennis teams kick off fall season at UMW Classic

September 24, 2015 |


Following memorable seasons with impressive results in both the Capital Athletic Conference and on the national scene, the men’s and women’s tennis teams are back on the court as the new season arrives.Read More

Tennis teams continue successful campaign to postseason

April 15, 2015 |


As per usual, the tennis players of the University of Mary Washington are on fire this season, resulting in both the men’s team and the women’s team being nationally ranked. Read More

UMW tennis teams travel to California over Spring Break

March 18, 2015 |


The University of Mary Washington tennis teams opened their spring season by flying out to California during spring break to compete against nationally ranked universities Pomona-Pitzer, Cal Lutheran, Chapman, Whittier and Redlands. Both the men and women won two team competitions in California.Read More

Tennis season opener sets stage for strong spring performances

February 18, 2015 |


Two of the most dominating sports programs at the University of Mary Washington, the men’s and women’s tennis teams, began their 2015 spring campaign on high notes against multiple Division I opponents.Read More

Eagles trounce two on court

April 17, 2013 |

The University of Mary Washington men’s tennis team swept the competition in their doubleheader this weekend against Washington College and Wesley College. Both teams fell 9-0 against the 25th nationally ranked Eagles. Head Coach Todd Helbling was pleased with the outcome of the matches.Read More

Tennis picks up two wins

February 27, 2013 |

Men’s tennis team improved to 5-3 this weekend after winning their matches against Salisbury University and Franklin & Marshall College (F&M) on Sunday, Feb. 24.Read More

Men's Tennis hosts Mary Washington Invitational

February 20, 2013 |

The University of Mary Washington men’s tennis team lost matches against Case Western Reserve (CWR) and St. Mary’s, but won matches against Vassar and North Carolina Wesleyan this past weekend. The team’s record stands at 3-3.Read More

Men's tennis splits opener

February 13, 2013 |

The University of Mary Washington men’s tennis team heads into next week with a 1-1 record after splitting matches with Bridgewater College and George Mason University (GMU) on Sun., Feb. 10.Read More

Men's tennis preview

January 30, 2013 |

“Everybody is key,” said Todd Helbling, coach of the University of Mary Washington men’s tennis team, when asked about any key players for the upcoming spring season.Read More

UMW Tennis Teams Shake Off the Cobwebs

September 19, 2012 |


T­­he beginning of the 2012/ 2013 tennis season for both the men and women kicked off this past weekend with high expectations. The Univerity Mary Washington hosted a tournament that included six visiting schools in what is … Read More

Men's Tennis Team Falls to Number 16 Johns Hopkins

April 25, 2012 |


In a streak-breaking loss this past Sunday, the no. 23 ranked UMW men’s tennis team fell to Johns Hopkins University 7-2 in a home match. The competition was stiff with Division III Johns Hopkins being ranked seven … Read More

Men’s Tennis Handles CNU

April 11, 2012 |


The University of Mary Washington men’s tennis team put their talent on display last Thursday, April 5, when the Eagles toppled Christopher Newport University, 7-2. It was a group of youngsters that led the way for UMW, … Read More

Spring Sports Recap

March 14, 2012 |

As the majority of the student body set off to enjoy their spring break endeavors, the University of Mary Washington athletes involved in spring sports remained with their respective teams to compete in their craft. The UMW baseball team, softball … Read More

Men's Tennis Splits Matches Over the Weekend

February 29, 2012 |

The University of Mary Washington men’s tennis team split matches on Saturday defeating Stevenson University 9-0 and losing to the University of Richmond 5-2. Read More

Men’s Tennis Hosts 20 Schools for Southeastern ITA Regionals

October 5, 2011 |


The University of Mary Washington men’s tennis team hosted the Men’s Southeastern ITA Regional Championship from Oct.1 to Oct. 3. With 20 schools and 120 players present, two Eagles’ athletes fought to the semi-finals in the doubles … Read More

UMW Athletics Weekend Recap

April 20, 2011 |

The vast majority of the University of Mary Washington’s sports teams competed in their respective conference tournaments this past weekend. With so many games in action, there was an excess of things to cover, so here’s a recap of how … Read More

Men’s Tennis Knocks Off Division I George Mason

February 16, 2011 |

This past Sunday, Feb. 13, the University of Mary Washington men’s tennis team defeated George Mason University in their first dual match of the season. The final team score was 7-2, highlighted with strong singles performances for UMW. The Eagles … Read More

Men’s Tennis Hosts First Alumni Match in 10 Years

February 9, 2011 |

The falling rain last Saturday, Feb. 5, was not  a damper on the Mary Washington men’s tennis team’s alumni game. It was their first alumni game hosted by UMW in over 10  years, and the exhibition marked the unofficial … Read More

Tennis Gets Underway

September 22, 2010 |

This past Saturday, the Mary Washington men’s and women’s tennis teams hosted the UMW Kickoff Classic at the Battleground tennis center. Teams that attended the tournament included the University of Richmond, Longwood University, George Mason University and Liberty University.

Standout … Read More

Spring Sports Seasons in Review

April 21, 2010 |

With only a week left in the spring semester, finals looming next week, followed by the sweet release of summer, it’s time to take a look back at the UMW spring sports and see how each team fared in their … Read More

Men's Tennis Splits

April 21, 2010 |


The Mary Washington’s men’s tennis team fell to Johns Hopkins 8-1 Sunday after defeating Hampden-Sydney 7-2 on Saturday. Both matches this weekend took place on the Eagles’ indoor home courts. The men worked hard and felt prepared for … Read More

Men's and Women's Tennis Look to Take CAC Titles

April 22, 2009 |


The University of Mary Washington men and women’s tennis team chose not to bathe this past week as to show off their true absolute filthiness. The two teams combined won their Capital Athletic Conference tournaments semi-final matches 18-0.

Stanky enough for you? Not done yet. In those 18 matches, the men’s team lost only nine games while shutting out Hood College in five of the matches. The women’s team, against a less formidable St. Mary’s College, dropped just four games also shutting out their opponents in five of their matches.
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Men's Tennis Slams Past CAC Rivals Wesley and W&L

March 19, 2009 |


On Saturday, the No. 12 University of Mary Washington men’s tennis team took on No. eight Washington and Lee University and Capital Athletic Conference rival Wesley College in a double header at the UMW Indoor Tennis Center.

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Tennis Serves up Victory at Home

February 14, 2008 |


The 2008 season has begun with plenty of promise for the University of Mary Washington men’s tennis team. A resounding 5 to 2 victory against University of Richmond last Saturday has left the squad filled with optimism … Read More

Tennis Team Tops Roanoke Maroons

February 22, 2007 |


As Arthur Ashe once said, “One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.” The University of Mary Washington’s men’s tennis team captured this seniment when they swept the Roanoke Maroons this … Read More