Tennis News

Viking Tennis Teams Defeat Truman State
Posted September 23, 2016

  Marshall, Mo. (September 23, 2016)- The Missouri Valley College men’s and women’s tennis teams hosted Truman State (Mo.) University in matches at Indian Foothills Park Friday afternoon.  The Viking men’s team won its competition, 7-2 in matches, while the women’s team edged out a 5-4 win... Read More

Viking Tennis Teams Compete at ITA Regional Tournament
Posted September 19, 2016

  Marshall, Mo. (September 19, 2016)- The Missouri Valley College men’s and women’s tennis teams competed at the ITA Regional Tournament in Topeka, Kan.  Both teams had student-athletes advance deep into their respective tournaments.   In the men’s singles tournament, Junior Heitor Garcia (Sao Jose, Brazil) advanced to the round of 16, before eventually losing in a three-set match to Illa Filanchuk of Tabor (Kan... Read More

Viking Tennis Teams Host MVC Fall Invitational
Posted September 3, 2016

Marshall, Mo. (September 3, 2016)- The Missouri Valley College men’s and women’s tennis teams hosted the MVC Fall Invitational this weekend.  The Viking men’s team went through the tournament undefeated, while the women’s team finished with only three losses.  Missouri Valley competed with Grand View (Iowa) University, Baker (Kan... Read More

Six Viking Athletic Teams Earn NAIA Scholar Honors
Posted July 18, 2016

Scholar Teams-Click Here Marshall, Mo. (July 18, 2016)- The NAIA has announced the 2015-2016 Scholar Team honorees.  To be eligible for this honor varsity teams must have a minimum grade-point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  The team grade-point average includes all eligible varsity student-athletes... Read More

Eight Viking Student Athletes Receive Academic Honors from the NAIA
Posted June 1, 2016

Marshall, Mo. (June 1, 2016)- The NAIA has announced the 2016 Spring Daktronics NAIA Scholar Athletes.  To be eligible for this honor student-athletes must be nominated by their institution’s head coach, must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved junior academic status in the classroom... Read More

Heitor Garcia Named Men's Tennis All-American
Posted May 26, 2016

All-American Team-Click Here Marshall, Mo. (May 26, 2016)- Missouri Valley College men’s tennis student-athlete, Sophomore Heitor Garcia (Sao Jose, Brazil) has been named to the 2016 NAIA Men’s Tennis All-America Team.  Garcia was selected as a second team All-American.   During the 2016 season, Garcia led the Viking men’s tennis team as the No... Read More

Lilian Blasque Named Player of the Year to Lead Viking Tennis Teams
Posted May 2, 2016

Marshall, Mo. (May 2, 2016)- The Missouri Valley College men’s and women’s tennis teams were recognized with a number of all-conference selections for their play during the 2016 season.  Leading the way for both teams was Junior Lilian Blasque (Andradina, Brazil) who was named the Women’s Tennis Player of the Year... Read More

Viking Tennis Teams Continue Play at Conference Tournament Saturday
Posted April 30, 2016

  Marshall, Mo. (May 1, 2016)- The Missouri Valley College men’s and women’s tennis teams continued play at their conference tournaments, both in the semifinal round.  The Viking men’s team fell to Missouri Baptist, 5-2 in matches, while the women’s team earned a 5-0 win over Evangel (Mo... Read More

Viking Tennis Teams Open Conference Tournaments by Defeating Grand View
Posted April 29, 2016

Marshall, Mo. (April 29, 2016)- The Missouri Valley College men’s and women’s tennis teams opened conference tournament play Friday in Olathe, Kan.  Both Viking teams earned 5-0 wins over Grand View (Iowa) University in opening quarterfinal competitions.   Men’s Singles 1 Singles Sophomore Heitor Garica (Sao Jose, Brazil) vs... Read More

Two Viking Earns Weekly Awards From the Heart
Posted April 25, 2016

Marshall, Mo. (April 25, 2016)- Two Missouri Valley College student-athletes have earned weekly honors from the Heart of America Athletic Conference.  Junior Kaz Sakai (Palm Desert, Calif.) was named the Men’s Golfer of the Week, and Sophomore Stefano Benedetti (Toronto, Canada) has been named the Men’s Tennis Player of the Week... Read More