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The Blue & Gray Press | April 19, 2019

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Women’s Tennis

Rachel Summers named CAC tennis player of the week

April 11, 2019 |

Staff Writer
UMW’s Rachel Summers was recently named CAC Women’s Tennis Player of the Week, but the recognition and achievement was made all the more sweet considering that just a few months ago she was unable to play the game at all.Read More

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

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

Women's tennis rolls to 10th win

April 3, 2013 |

The 28th ranked University of Mary Washington women’s tennis team swept Swarthmore College, 9-0, on Friday, March 29, to improve to 10-1 on the year.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 Earns Three Wins

April 18, 2012 |


The 21st ranked Lady Eagles tennis team had a three-match stretch beginning with a journey to Swarthmore, Pa. on Friday, back to Fredericksburg on Sunday for a 10:00 a.m. match and concluded with a trip to Saint … Read More

Women's Tennis Takes Two in Cali

March 14, 2012 |

The Mary Washington Women’s tennis team recently returned from the West Coast with a tan and a 2-0 record against a pair of solid Division III teams.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

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

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

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

Eagles’ Athletics Shine in Weekend Events

February 16, 2011 |

This last weekend was a very fruitful one for Mary Washington athletic teams, as many UMW squads notched wins.

Women’s Basketball

The Eagles ladies’ basketball team won a laugher over York College on Saturday, Feb. 12, in Goolrick Gymnasium, blowing … 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

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 Improves to 5-2

March 17, 2010 |


The University of Mary Washington women’s tennis team traveled to Swarthmore, Pennsylvania Friday afternoon to take on Swarthmore College in an indoor match. The 13th-ranked Eagles won two of three doubles matches and five of six singles … Read More

Impressive Debut for Women's Tennis

September 30, 2009 |


This past Saturday through Monday the UMW women’s tennis team competed in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regional Championships. The ITA Regional tournament featured the top NCAA Division III schools in the Atlantic South region and was hosted … 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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Tennis Serves Past the D-1 Competition

February 21, 2008 |


This past Saturday, the University of Mary Washington Women’s Tennis team reigned victoriously after their first two matches of the season. Their opponents, George Mason University and Methodist College, won as many sets as the spectators did.

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Women Split This Week's Double-Header

February 22, 2007 |


The University of Mary Washington’s  women’s tennis teams split its two matches against Methodist University and Division One UNC Wilmington on Sunday. The Eagle women first fell to the Wilmington Seahawks, 8-1, but then rallied to top … Read More