Tennis News

Viking Men's Tennis Beats Westminster on the Road
Posted April 9, 2015

Marshall, Mo. (April 9, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College men's tennis team played on the road at Westminster (Mo) College Thursday afternoon.  The Vikings swept all nine matches winning the matchup 9-0.   Men’s Results, McPherson: Singles: Freshman Gabriel Pozo (Toronto, Canada) won 6-2, 6-2 Freshman Abdul Alhamzawi (Pompano Beach, Fla... Read More

Viking Tennis Teams Split with William Jewell at Home
Posted April 1, 2015

Marshall, Mo. (April 1, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College men’s and women’s tennis teams hosted NCAA Division II William Jewell (Mo.) College Wednesday.  The men’s team came away with an 8-1 victory in matches while the women’s team fell 5-4.   Men’s Results: Singles: Freshman Heitor Garcia (Sao Jose, Brazil) won 6-4, 7-5 Freshman Stefano Benedetti (Toronto, Canada) lost 7-5, 3-6, 7-10 Sophomore Gerrard Puig (Barcelona, Spain) won 6-0, 6-1 Freshman Gabriel Pozo (Toronto, Canada) won 6-4, 6-0 Freshman Abdul Alhamzawi (Pompano Beach, Fla... Read More

Adela Gil Wins National Tennis Honor
Posted April 1, 2015

Marshall, Mo. (April 1, 2015)- Sophomore Adela Gil (Barcelona, Spain), a student-athlete on the Missouri Valley College women’s tennis team,  was chosen as the Women’s Tennis Player of the Week in the Heart of America Athletic Conference earlier this week.  Now Gil has received a National honor from the NAIA... Read More

Gil Picks Up Weekly Women's Tennis Honor
Posted March 30, 2015

Marshall, Mo. (March 30, 2015)- A member of the Missouri Valley College women’s tennis team has earned a weekly honor from the Heart of America Athletic Conference.  Sophomore Adela Gil (Barcelona, Spain) has been chosen as the conference’s Women’s Tennis Player of the Week for her play in five matches over the past week... Read More

Viking Tennis Teams Drop Matches to Quincy
Posted March 30, 2015

Marshall, Mo. (March 30, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College tennis teams played at home Sunday in matches against NCAA Division II Quincy (Ill.) University.  The Viking men’s team lost 5-4 in matches while the women’s team fell 3-6.   Men’s Result: Singles: Freshman Heitor Garcia (Sao Jose, Brazil) lost 3-6, 3-6 Freshman Stefano Benedetti (Toronto, Canada) lost 3-6, 3-6 Junior Jonathan Taylor (Nassau, Bahamas) lost 6-1, 6-7, 4-6 Sophomore Gerrard Puig (Barcelona, Spain) won 6-1, 6-0 Freshman Gabriel Pozo (Toronto, Canada) won won 6-0, 6-2 Freshman Abdul Alhamzawi (Pompano Beach, Fla... Read More

Viking Tennis Wraps up Kansas Trip Saturday
Posted March 28, 2015

  Marshall, Mo. (March 28, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College tennis teams played both McPherson (Kan.) College and Kansas Wesleyan University on the road Friday.  The men’s team lost to McPherson 6-3 in matches but defeated Kansas Wesleyan 9-0.  The MVC women’s team beat McPherson 6-3 and knocked off KWU 8-1... Read More

Viking Tennis Teams Beat Truman State Monday
Posted March 24, 2015

Marshall, Mo. (March 24, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College men’s tennis team played NCAA Division II Truman State University Monday in Kirksville, Mo.  The men’s team came away with a 6-3 victory in matches.  The women’s team won 5-4 in matches, and were led by Sophomore Lilan Blasque (Andradina, Brazil) who came back from a 9-6 deficit in her No... Read More

Viking Tennis Teams Featured in Rankings
Posted March 18, 2015

  Marshall, Mo. (March 18, 2015)-The Missouri Valley College men’s and women’s tennis teams recently completed a trip to Hilton Head, S.C.  The men’s team finished with a 3-2 record and the women’s team went 4-1 in matches.  As a result, both are featured in the “others receiving votes” category of their respective coaches’ polls... Read More

Two Viking Tennis Players Earn Conference Honors
Posted March 16, 2015

  Marshall, Mo. (March 16, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College men’s tennis and women’s tennis teams played a number of matches in Hilton Head, S.C., last week and today members of both teams earned conference honors.  Freshman Heitor Garcia (Sao Jose, Brazil) was named the Heart of America Athletic Conference Men’s Tennis Player of the Week and Sophomore Lilian Blasque (Andradina, Brazil) was named the Heart of America Athletic Conference Women’s Tennis Player of the Week... Read More

Viking Tennis Teams Drop Matches to Nationally Ranked Coastal Georgia Teams
Posted March 12, 2015

Marshall, Mo. (March 12, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College men’s and women’s tennis teams lost to College of Coastal Georgia Thursday.  Both teams lost 9-0 in matches.  The Coastal Georgia men’s team is ranked No. 16 and the women’s team is ranked No. 17.   Men’s Results: Singles: Freshman Heitor Garcia (Sao Jose, Brazil) lost 6-1, 6-0 Freshman Stefano Benedetti (Toronto, Canada) lost 6-1, 6-0 Junior Jonathan Taylor (Nassau, Bahamas) lost 6-1, 6-1 Sophomore Gerrard Puig (Barcelona, Spain) lost 6-1, 6-2 Freshman Gabriel Pozo (Toronto, Canada) lost 6-2, 6-4 Freshman Abdul Alhamzawi (Pompano Beach, Fla... Read More