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The Blue & Gray Press | July 21, 2018

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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

UMW welcomes Spring Jubilee to kick off NCAA DIII week

April 9, 2014 |

Every year, the NCAA sets aside one week to recognize Division-III athletics across the country and give proper thanks to the student-athletes who work hard in the classroom and on the field to represent their school proudly.Read More

Women’s Tennis earns win while men fall to Georgetown

April 2, 2014 |

The University of Mary Washington’s men’s and women’s tennis teams both enjoyed highly successful matches this past weekend against top notch opponents.Read More

Men’s tennis starts spring off with statement victories

February 19, 2014 |

The University of Mary Washington men’s tennis team is ranked No. 28 in the nation and is poised to rise in the ranks after defeating No. 27 Stevens Institute of Technology 6-3 on Saturday, Feb. 15. On Saturday, the Eagles traveled to Swathmore, Penn. to extend their undefeated start.Read More

Eagle tennis takes regional championships by storm

September 26, 2013 |

Adding to the Family Weekend activities last weekend, the University of Mary Washington Eagles hosted the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Southeast Regional Championships at the UMW Tennis Center. The Eagles gave an impressive showing, led by a talented sophomore class.Read More

Men’s and women’s tennis aim high after top 30 ranked season

September 5, 2013 |

As upperclassmen reacquaint with life on campus and freshmen learn to navigate campus, there is one collection of students who know exactly what they are doing: the University of Mary Washington men’s and women’s tennis teams.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

Women’s Tennis Concludes Preparation for Spring Season

October 12, 2011 |


The University of Mary Washington women’s tennis team fell to No. 14 Carnegie Mellon University 5-4. In an exciting game where the Eagles erased a 4-0 deficit to tie the team score at 4-4, UMW ran out … Read More

Tennis Takes You on a Bad Vacation to 'Cape Dory'

April 14, 2011 |

Looking to get in the mood for summer? Tennis’s latest album,“Cape Dory,” will do the trick.

The product of married couple Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley’s seven month trip sailing along the eastern coast of the United States, “Cape Dory” … Read More

Women’s Tennis Falls in Three Weekend Matches

March 30, 2011 |

Over the weekend, the 18th ranked Mary Washington women’s tennis team traveled to Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia for the Fab 10 Tournament. Starting on Friday, March 25, the team took on Carnegie Mellon University, Middlebury College and Gustavus Adolphus … Read More

Women’s Tennis Suffers 5-4 Loss

March 16, 2011 |


The Mary Washington women’s tennis team, ranked 18th nationally among Division III teams, suffered a close 5-4 loss to 10th ranked Washington and Lee University this past Saturday morning at the Battlegrounds. The March 12 loss to … Read More

Men’s Tennis Drops A Pair Over Spring Break

March 9, 2011 |


The Men’s tennis team traveled to California over spring break, where they suffered a pair of losses to nationally ranked competition. The Eagles lost to third-ranked Claremont Mudd Scripps College on Thursday, March 3 before falling to … 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

Spring Sports Preview

February 9, 2011 |

Track and Field

Track and field begin their 2011 campaign with high hopes, hoping to improve on the acclaim given to such competitors as senior Matt Geller, junior Nicole Ditto and senior Sarah Dawes.

The squad opened competition on Jan. … Read More

Athletic Director Hegmann Honored

October 20, 2010 |

University of Mary Washington athletic director and long-time women’s tennis coach Dr. Edward Hegmann will be inducted into the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Women’s Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame on November 13, 2010 on the campus of The College of William … 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

Women’s Tennis Splits

April 7, 2010 |

The Mary Washington women’s tennis team split a pair of matches this past weekend, defeating Hood College 9-0 on Friday and then falling 1-8 to Carnegie-Mellon University on Saturday.

The Lady Eagles’ had no problem traveling to Maryland and defeating … Read More

Women’s Tennis Tops D-I Towson

February 17, 2010 |

The University of Mary Washington women’s tennis team is ranked 14th in the nation among Division III teams, and this past Sunday they knocked off a Division I opponent as they defeated Towson University 4-3.

“The team played a terrific … Read More

Men's Tennis Excited for Season

September 23, 2009 |


This past weekend, the UMW men’s tennis team hosted the annual Kickoff Classic at the Battleground courts with George Mason University, the University of Richmond, and Liberty  University all in competition.

A few highlights from the tournament … Read More

The Death of Sportsmanship

September 16, 2009 |


Sportsmanship is in great decline in major sports all across the country. It started in late May when Cleveland Cavaliers forward Lebron James didn’t shake hands and dodged the media after his team lost to the … Read More

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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Despite Charge,Use Up

November 1, 2007 |


In 2005, the University of Mary Washington opened the doors to the new $4 million indoor Tennis center. The University Tennis Center is one of the top facilities in the country and though University faculty are supportive, many … Read More

UMW Takes Swing At Championship: Tennis Players Head To Alabama For Tourney

October 11, 2007 |


For three University of Mary Washington tennis players, the start of Fall Break means sweet home Alabama. Juniors Randy Loden, Becky Morse-Karzen and Stephanie Kurti will be representing the blue and grey when they compete in the ITA Small … Read More